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Fixed Income Pulse: Digitisation of Debt Capital Markets

LSEG’s digital primary DCM platforms, Flow and SparkLive Roadshow, form a key part of a $7 billion syndicated is

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Sustainable finance news: Q1 update

In the year that the UK will host COP26, sustainability is not only a national priority, but has become a mainstay on the financial sector’s agenda. 

Investors globally are pushing forward the ESG investment agenda and demanding transparent climate-related disclosures. Equity funds pursuing an ESG strategy have seen significant growth, and corporates and sovereigns alike are tapp

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Momentum gathers for capital raising in London, retaining its title as the leading financial capital in Europe

Murray Roos 

Group Director of Capital Markets, LSEG 

London has retained its position as the premier venue for capital raising in Europe – with companies raising £16.3bn through IPOs and follow-ons during Q1 2021, amounting to double the value of the next two largest exchanges on the continent (Dealogic, April 2021). The latest

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Deliveroo IPO: Case Study

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In just eight years, Deliveroo has grown from delivering food from three restaurants in Chelsea to delivering in over 800 towns and cities across 12 markets globally. Now its founder Will Shu has taken his company public.

The highlights for UK and European tech company founders:

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Grit Real Estate Income Group to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes Grit Real Estate Income Group to the Premium Segment of the Main Market today. This follows a rigorous step-up process by the Company that further strengthens Grit’s position to deliver increased value and sustainable growth and enhances the company’s profile with a broader base of potential investors.

Grit Real Estate Income Group Limited is a leading

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Green economy in focus: Foresight Group Holdings

When Foresight Group Holdings ("Foresight") listed on London Stock Exchange's Main Market at the start of February, it became only the third fund manager to qualify for the Green Economy Mark at corporate level, alongside Gresham House and Impax Asset Management.  We interviewed Jonathon McManus, Head of Corporate Investor Relations at Foresight, to learn more about the company's

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London Stock Exchange welcomes MGC Pharma to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes MGC Pharmaceuticals ("MGC Pharma" or the "Company") (LSE, ASX: MXC), a Bio-Pharma company with a “Nature to Medicine” strategy at the forefront of the emerging global phytocannabinoid derived medicines looking on the London Main Market Listing. MGC Pharma is the first medicinal cannabis related company to join the Main Market of the bourse.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Foresight Group Holdings to the Premium Segment of the Main Market and celebrates its Green Economy Mark

London Stock Exchange welcomes Foresight Group Holdings Limited (“Foresight Group” or “Foresight”) to trading on the Main Market by way of a premium listing. Foresight Group (ticker: FSG) is an award-winning infrastructure asset and private equity investment manager that specialises in providing investment opportunities in difficult-to-access private markets to both institutional and retail

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Supreme plc to AIM

Supreme plc has achieved a market capitalisation of over £156 million by successfully raising £67.5 million in an oversubscribed placing, as it joined AIM on Monday, 1 February 2021. 

As a leading manufacturer, supplier and brand owner of fast-moving consumer products, Supreme has myriad capabilities spanning from product development and manufacturing through to its extensive retail

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London Stock Exchange welcomes VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc

London Stock Exchange welcomed VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market today, after it raised gross proceeds of £242.6 million pursuant to its initial public offering.

VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc intends to invest in a diversified portfolio of global sustainable energy infrastructure assets, predominantly in countries

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London Stock Exchange today welcomes Moonpig Group PLC

Moonpig Group is an international gifting platform, comprising the Moonpig and Greetz brands, which serves 12 million active customers across the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands. The group offers its products through its proprietary technology platform and app. With its unique AI and data science capabilities, Moonpig Group optimises and personalises the customer experience, making it as

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Dr. Martens to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today, iconic British footwear brand Dr. Martens takes a major step towards its global growth ambitions by listing on the Premium Segment of the Main Market on London Stock Exchange.

From the brand’s humble beginnings six decades ago, Dr. Martens has since cemented itself as a timeless icon that resonates with subcultures all over the world, adopted by a broad and diverse range of

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Debt Capital Markets update 2020

Download the update - Year in review 2020

 

We are pleased to share London Stock Exchange's Debt Capital Markets (DCM) review of 2020, trends, highlights and product development. 
The update provides a review of global DCM activity, as well as key product

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Women in ETFs celebrating 7 years

Women in ETFs is celebrating the 7th anniversary and the launch of our first Global “Around the Clock, Around the World” virtual conference. We are proud to feature fireside chats and panel discussions with thought leaders from around the ETF industry, with over 1,600 people that have registered to attend the event.  
 
Women in ETFs is the first women’s group for the ETF industry

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London Stock Exchange celebrates FTSE Russell’s partnership on derivatives with Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Today, London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Singapore Exchange (SGX) and FTSE Russell to mark the launch of Futures contracts tracking ESG indexes.

SGX FTSE Emerging ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Emerging Asia ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Asia ex Japan ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Blossom Japan Index Futures

As sustainable investing becomes more and more

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Fidelity International celebrating their latest range of ETFs

Fidelity International (Fidelity) expands its Sustainable Research Enhanced ETF range with the launch of 3 new funds offering exposure to Emerging Markets, Japan and Pacific Ex Japan.

Fund Ticker OCF Comparative market index Fidelity Sustainable Research Enhanced Emerging Market Equity ETF FEMR 0.50%  MSCI Emerging Markets Fidelity Sustainable Research Enhanced Japan

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2020 – A year of green milestones for the Sustainable Bond Market

2020 has been a memorable year for London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market (SBM).

Already home to the first certified green bonds out of China, India, and the Middle East, and to the first sovereign green bonds from Asia Pacific and the Americas, SBM welcomed 39 bonds

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London Stock Exchange welcomes One Heritage Group plc to the main market

London Stock Exchange welcomes One Heritage Group PLC (“One Heritage”) to trading on the Main Market by the way of a standard listing. The Group undertakes developments to create self-contained apartments while also refurbishing existing residential properties to create Co-living accommodation. It listed on 23 December 2020 having successfully raised £930,000 through a subscription and

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Schroders and Big Society Capital to celebrate the listing of the Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc.

It is a new investment trust focused on investing in social impact investments that seek to address a range of issues including tackling the significant increase in homelessness, providing support for people with learning

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc to the Main Market

Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (the "Company”) is pleased to announce that it has raised gross proceeds of $125 million pursuant to its initial public offering.

The Company intends to execute its investment objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of Renewable Assets predominantly in the United States, but it may also invest up to 15% of Gross Assets in

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2020 - A year of resilience

London’s capital markets ecosystem showed its mettle during the pandemic. Public markets quickly supported businesses and institutions in raising funds to shore up balance sheets and continue to fund growth and innovation. 

445 businesses returning to the market raising £40.8bn in follow-on capital (67% more than in 2019).  Over £73bn was raised through COVID-19 response bonds, including

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Greensleeves Care celebrating its retail bond issuance

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Greensleeves Care, a growing charitable organisation that provides residential care to over 1,000 older people across 25 UK residential, dementia and nursing homes. 

Greensleeves Care has successfully raised £15 million through an issue of 5% bonds due 2030 by special purpose issuer Retail Charity Bonds PLC (‘RCB’). The £25 million issue included £

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