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Debt Capital Markets 2021 Year in Review

 

The London Stock Exchange is pleased to share its 2021 Debt Capital Markets Review. The report provides an overview of global DCM activity and highlights from the London Stock Exchange, including key transactions and initiatives within the financial community.

Key Highlights include:

Global Trends in the Debt Capital Markets – over £515 billion on London

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Graft Polymer Plc to the Main Market

The London Stock Exchange today welcomes Graft Polymer (UK) PLC, a business focused on the development of polymer modification, bio/food supplements and drug delivery systems, to the Main Market, trading under the ticker symbol “GPL”.

Graft Polymer is an early-stage company with a state-of-the-art polymer research and development, manufa

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Genflow Biosciences Plc to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Genflow Biosciences Plc, a UK-based biotechnology company focused on longevity and the development of therapies to counteract the effects of aging and diseases associated with advanced age, to the Standard Listing Segment of the Main Market, under the ticker symbol "GENF".

Genflow Biosciences opened th

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Thematic and ESG ETPs see numbers increase at the London Stock Exchange

2021 was a year that saw strong growth in the London Stock Exchange’s ETP range. Overall, there were 311 new ETPs across the year, divided into 181 ETFs and 130 other types of ETPs. This compares with 193 ETPs listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2020.

Lida Eslami, Head of Business Development, ETP and IOB, London Stock Exchange Group explains that the oth

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Mersey Pension Fund celebrating the launch of the All World Equity Climate Balanced Multi-Factor Index Sub-Fund

Mersey Pension Fund (MPF), the fifth largest fund in the UK’s Local Government Pension Scheme, are pleased to announce the launch of the All World Equity Climate Balanced Multi-Factor Index Sub-Fund, which will have an initial seeding of £400 million and we have allocated one-third of Merseyside’s passive equities portfolio (the £400m) into the new fund, but not one-third of total AUM.

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London Stock Exchange Welcomes PetroTal Corp. to AIM

PetroTal Corp., the Peru focused exploration and production company, celebrated its admission to trading on AIM at the London Stock Exchange this morning, Tuesday 15th January.
PetroTal, the only exclusively Peru focused oil producing company listed in London, with controlling interests in three Peru license blocks: Block 95, which includes the Bretaña oil field, and two exploration

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London Stock Exchange Group honours Ian Robertson

Legendary rugby union commentator Ian Robertson retired at the end of 2018, after 46 years with the BBC. The former Scotland fly-half, 73, joined the BBC in 1972 and started his career reading horse racing results. He became the BBC's official rugby union correspondent in 1983 and has covered every Rugby World Cup since its inception in 1987. He also won two gold awards at the Radio Academy

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Mining Indaba 2019

Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment event, which takes place in Cape Town every February. Attracting 6491 attendees, 100s of international investors and over 35 government ministers and heads of state, the event is one of the most important meetings in the world for the mining sector.

The event focuses on three core groups - investors,

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London Stock Exchange welcomes The Harlequins Foundation

The Harlequins Foundation’s vision is a world where the power of sport is used to drive positive change.

It aims to inspire, educate and equip individuals and communities at home and around the world to change their lives and fulfil their potential. The Foundation focuses on inspirational, sustainable and transformative solutions that tackle inequality, poor health and the challenges

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London Stock Exchange welcomes SENAAT celebrating its international Sukuk Bond

SENAAT, one of the UAE’s largest industrial holding companies, was pleased to open trading at London Stock Exchange today, Monday 10th December 2019, as it celebrated the listing of its US$300 million sukuk.

The key factors underpinning the success of the sukuk issue were SENAAT’s financial strength and self-sufficiency, its profitability, its low risk

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Companies to inspire

1000 Companies to Inspire is London Stock Exchange Group’s celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. As well as identifying 1,000 companies, the annual reports examine in detail the opportunities and challenges facing SMEs and

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London continues to be the world's international exchange

London Stock Exchange continued to be the world’s international exchange in 2018.

We welcomed business from all over the world, with more than 110 IPOs and new listings and 500+ follow on issuances raising over £35 billion. 21 international companies listed in London, almost double the total for all other European exchanges combined.

It was a busy year for Funds, we continued

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Kazatomprom to the Main Market

The joint stock company, National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”, the world’s leading uranium producer, today celebrated its admission to London Stock Exchange's main market through trading on the International Order Book. The company achieved a market capitalisation of US$3.0billion on its first day of conditional trading through a dual listing on London Stock Exchange and Astana International

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China Construction Bank lists $1bn sustainability bond on London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today welcomes the listing of China Construction Bank Hong Branch’s US$1bn sustainability bond on the International Securities Market (ISM).

The $1bn bond is the first sustainability bond admitted to London Stock Exchange’s ISM. The 3-year floating rate bond received strong demand from international investors, confirming London’s status as a

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Eduardo Guardia, Finance Minister, Government of Brazil

To mark the opening of the 3rd UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue, Robert Barnes, Global Head of Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group was joined today by Eduardo Guardia, Brazil’s Finance Minister; John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury; H.E. Eduardo dos Santos, Brazil’s Ambassador to the UK; and H.E. Vijay Rangarajan, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Brazil, to open trading

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ICBC London branch lists $1.58bn Equivalent Green Bond on London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) welcomes the listing of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China London Branch’s (ICBC London Branch) US$1.58 billion equivalent green bond on its International Securities Market (ISM) and green bond segment. The green bond, part of ICBC’s $10 billion MTN programme, is the largest ever green bond listing on London Stock Exchange and the first Chinese issuance

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Plus500 to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Plus500 Ltd., a leading online service provider for trading CFDs internationally.

Plus500 Ltd. is a fast-growing online provider of Contracts for Difference ("CFDs"). Plus500 has developed and operates an online trading platform for individual customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 2,200 different underlying global financial

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Landmark bond issue from IFC

London Stock Exchange welcomes the listing of the world’s first ever international Uzbek Soum- denominated bonds to its Main Market. The landmark bond issuance from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, paves the way for the opening of the global Samarkand bond market to support financing of companies from Uzbekistan while raising the profile of the Uzbek Soum internationally.


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London Stock Exchange welcomes The Honourable Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and President of COP23 to celebrate Fiji's landmark sovereign green bond

London Stock Exchange Group today welcomed Fiji’s first international green bond to start trading on the green bond segment of its International Securities Market (ISM). The dual-tranche green bond transaction includes a FJ$20 million ($10 million equivalent) tranche which will mature in 2022 at a yield of 4 percent, and FJ40 million ($20 million equivalent) tranche to mature in 2030 at a

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Fixed Income Pulse: Supporting African Capital Markets

London Stock Exchange Group is at the heart of the world’s financial markets and has a deep and longstanding connection with Africa. In fact, companies from Africa have chosen London Stock Exchange as their listing destination since the 1930s.

Today London Stock Exchange is actively driving various initiatives to support the development of robust, efficient and transparent capital

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London Stock Exchange welcomes City of Malmö Green Bond

Today London Stock Exchange welcomed the City of Malmö's Green Bond. 

Malmö is the growth centre of southern Sweden offering access to 3.9 million regional consumers, as well as acting as a gateway to Scandinavia. It is a great place to live, work and do business in. City of Malmö is the third largest municipality in Sweden and with over 330,000 citizens and growing rapidly.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Tideway celebrating its Green Bond issuance

London Stock Exchange today welcomed Tideway, the company building the Thames Tideway Tunnel, to mark it being the largest corporate issuer of Green Bonds in sterling after it priced a CPI-linked Green Bond with asset manager M&G Investments last November.

The £200 million private placement builds on the success of Tideway's first UK public Green Bond with both transactions,

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