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
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
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:Multi-bil
Emerging Europe and Central Asian issuers have been active in 2020, as we’ve seen a flurry of first-time issuers and local currency bonds from the region come to our markets.
Hungary was one of the first sovereigns from the region to list its bonds in London this year, raising €2 billion at the end of April, shortly followed by its debut green bond in June 2020 on London Stock
Global X ETFs, a global leader in thematic investing, today celebrates its arrival in Europe with the launch of its first two London Stock Exchange-listed UCITS ETFs: the Global X Video Games & Esports UCITS ETF (ticker: HERU) and the Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health UCITS ETF (ticker: EDOC).
HERU, tracking the Solactive Video Games & Esports v2 Index, provides
London Stock Exchange welcomes Tirupati Graphite plc (‘Tirupati’) to trading on the Main Market by way of a Standard Listing and confirms it has received the LSE’s Green Economy Mark. The fully integrated, cash generative, specialist graphite and graphene producer with operations in Madagascar and India began trading on Monday 14 December having successfully raised £6 million through a first
London Stock Exchange today welcomes Intuitive Investments Group plc (‘Intuitive’, the ‘Company’ or ‘Group’), an investing company focussed on gaining exposure to Life Sciences businesses, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "IIG".
The Company is a newly established investing company, seeking to provide investors in the Company with
London Stock Exchange welcomes Bytes Technology Group (BTG) to celebrate the company’s public listing on the Main Market. With its 30-year track record, the company is one of the UK’s leading providers of software, security, hardware and cloud services. Bytes enable effective and cost-efficient technology sourcing, adoption and management for organisations of all sizes and industries.
Tom Williams, Head of Energy & Infrastructure and Partner at Downing LLP gives his views on the launch of its newest fund, Downing Renewable & Infrastructure Trust (DORE). The fund is the latest London-listing to receive the Green Economy Mark on admission, which is given to companies and funds with 50% + revenues
London Stock Exchange welcomes Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc (DORE) to celebrate the listing of DORE’s public shares on the premium segment of the main market. DORE also today celebrates the awarding of the Green Economy Mark, as a recognition from the London Stock Exchange that it is a company that derives 50% or more of their revenues from green activities. The Ordinary
London Stock Exchange today welcomes Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited (“Huatai Financial”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shanghai, Hong Kong and London listed Huatai Securities Co., Ltd. (“Huatai Securities”), as the first Registered Market Maker from Asia on London Stock Exchange.
Founded in 1991, Huatai Securities is a leading securities group headquartered in
Impact fintech business, iClima Earth, will launch the world’s first ESG UCITS exchange traded fund that provides exposure to companies offering products and services that enable CO2e avoidance solutions1, and quantify that impact.
London Stock Exchange welcomes Conduit Holdings Limited (Conduit), the Bermuda based start-up global reinsurer, following its initial public offering on the main market under the ticker “CRE”.
In a true start-up success story, Conduit was well supported by investors, and achieved a market capitalisation of approximately £826 million (approximately $1.1 billion).
London Stock Exchange today welcomes HeiQ Plc (LSE: HEIQ) to trading on the Main Market.
HeiQ is a global, profitable pioneer in the $24 billion textile chemicals market, directly serving the $10 billion antimicrobial textile market with its recent Swiss Technology Award-winning HeiQ Viroblock technology. Founded in 2005, HeiQ has grown into a high growth, cash generative company
Clarion Housing Group has today opened the market at London Stock Exchange via a virtual ceremony to mark the listing of its new £300m 1.25% 2032 Sustainable Bond on London Stock Exchange’s Sustainability Bond Market.
Clarion Housing Group is the largest provider of affordable housing in the UK, with around 125,000 properties and more than 350,000 residents. It is also a developer of
Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Schroders to celebrate the listing of the Schroder British Opportunities Trust plc.
It is a new investment trust focused on investing in the future growth of British Business, both public and private, while supporting UK employment in the current challenging market conditions.
The Trust seeks to invest in high-quality,
London Stock Exchange welcomes BrandShield Systems Plc (“BrandShield” or the “Company”), a leading provider of cyber security solutions from brand protection to online threat hunting, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "BRSD".
BrandShield Systems has today completed the reverse takeover of Two Shields Investments plc ("Two Shields"),
Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by HSBC Global Asset Management to celebrate the listings of their suite of seven Sustainable Equity ETFs.
HSBC Asia Pacific ex Japan Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Developed World Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Emerging Market Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Europe Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
December 2020 marks 30 years since the creation of both Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Between them, there are approximately 4,100 listed companies with a target market capitalisation of about RMB77,244bn. The pace of change and growth in Chinese capital markets is unparalleled and international participation and interest in these markets continues to also grow at a rapid
Today, in addition to officially closing the celebration of LSEG Foundation's 10th Anniversary week, we are honouring our yearly Foundation Day. As part of the event, London Stock Exchange Group will donate the equivalent of two days’ trading fees from our markets, London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana and Turquoise to charity. Through LSEG Foundation, the funds raised will help support a wide
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