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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 welcomes Peel Hunt to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Peel Hunt, a leading UK mid and small-cap specialist investment bank, onto the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of London Stock Exchange.

Peel Hunt is a leading provider of investment banking services to mid and small-cap companies in the UK, with a consistent track record of investment and growth across its business

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Petershill Partners plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today, Petershill Partners, a leading global GP solutions investment group, begins trading on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange. Petershill Partners comprises minority investments in 19 high-quality Partner-firms, previously held in private funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). The Partner-firms have US$187 billion of aggregated assets under

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London Stock Exchange welcomes the UK Government’s Inaugural Green Gilt to the Sustainable Bond Market

Today, HM Treasury and the UK Debt Management Office celebrated the listing of its inaugural green gilt, marking the launch of the UK Government’s Green Financing programme. The issuance raised £10bn for a 12-year green gilt, the largest inaugural sovereign issuance to date.  Today, the green gilt is listed on London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market.

The UK will be following up

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes City Giving Day celebrating volunteering and philanthropy in the City of London

City Giving Day is The Lord Mayor’s Appeal’s annual celebration of philanthropy and giving which provides City organisations with an opportunity to reflect on everything they do to support their local communities and charities.

Championed by successive Lord Mayors of the City of London, City Giving Day has gone from strength to strength with a record 500 companies taking part this year

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London International Shipping Week 2021

London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21) is seen throughout the world as the ‘must attend’ international maritime event of the year. London is the historic centre of global trade and world shipping and stands at the heart of international commerce. Its long-standing maritime institutions have been servicing the global shipping industry for centuries and that role

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ESG data and disclosure: a new tool for issuers

The number and scale of investors demanding greater disclosure of ESG-related data and integrating ESG into their capital allocation decision making continues to gather pace around the world.

The BlackRock Global Client Sustainable Investing Survey[1] indicated that investors

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London Stock Exchange welcomes LungLife AI

London Stock Exchange welcomes LungLife AI, Inc. to trading on AIM. In July 2021 LungLife successfully raised gross proceeds of £17 million and the Company’s market capitalisation on admission was £45 million with a free float of 50.6%. 

LungLife AI’s mission is to make a significant impact in the early detection of lung cancer. The Company is a developer of

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London prepares for India’s highly anticipated Overseas Listing Policy

The landscape of IPO opportunities for ambitious, growth-hungry Indian companies is set to change dramatically once India’s forthcoming Direct Overseas Listing Policy is introduced.

This new policy will allow Indian incorporated companies to list on select overseas stock exchanges by issuing their common equity shares to overseas

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Likewise Group plc to AIM

Likewise is a UK distributor of both domestic and commercial floorcoverings and matting. It is challenging the established competitors in the industry by providing access to a wide choice of flooring from multiple manufacturers across the globe at competitive prices for its customers. The Directors believe they have an opportunity to build

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London Stock Exchange welcomes BiVictriX Therapeutics plc

London Stock Exchange today welcomes BiVictriX Therapeutics plc (“BiVictriX”), a rapidly emerging drug discovery and development company that begins trading on AIM under the ticker symbol BVX, following a successful initial public offering.

BiVictriX has successfully raised gross proceeds of £7.5 million

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London Stock Exchange welcomes the Republic of Cameroon

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the Republic of Cameroon issuing its EUR685m 5.950% notes due June 2032 to London Stock Exchange’s Main Market. This is an inaugural listing of Cameroon’s sovereign Eurobonds on London Stock Exchange.

The Republic of Cameroon is the powerhouse of the

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London Stock Exchange welcomes RTW Venture Fund Limited to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

RTW Venture Fund Limited, an investment company focused on identifying transformative assets with high growth potential across the biopharmaceutical and medical technology sectors, today announces admission of all of its ordinary shares to listing on the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the Premium Segment of

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund strikes a chord in the London listed fund market

For more than 150 years, investors have looked to London’s investment funds market as a rich source of innovative and non-correlated income opportunities. Since 2018, one such source has been music royalties when Hipgnosis became the first music royalty fund to list on London Stock Exchange.

Offering investors a pure-play exposure

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London Stock Exchange welcomes HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, the first London listed hydrogen fund, offers growth potential in clean hydrogen and related technologies. The Company offers investors diversified exposure to private equity and listed hydrogen companies on an international basis. The Company has today listed on the premium segment of London Stock Exchange's main market and qualifies for the Green Economy Mark

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Seplat Energy’s Capital Markets Day

Seplat Energy has today opened London Stock Exchange trading at an official Market Opening ceremony. 

Seplat Energy is a leading independent energy company operating in the prolific Niger Delta area of Nigeria and a leading supplier of processed gas to the domestic market. In 2014 the company completed the first ever dual listing on both the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) and the

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Spinnaker Acquisitions Plc to the Main Market

Spinnaker Acquisitions Plc (“SPAQ”) is a newly established purpose-built cash shell aiming to support businesses and projects in the areas of Sustainability and Energy Transition. With interest in the green economy as keen as it is currently, the objective is to find a business valued at £5–30M with strong profit potential and likely market appetite. 

SPAQ is a company co-founded by

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London Stock Exchange welcomes BIG TECHNOLOGIES PLC to AIM

Big Technologies PLC, the UK-based, remote people monitoring technology company, has today taken the next step in its long-term growth strategy as it is admitted to AIM of London Stock Exchange. It is now trading on AIM, having raised gross proceeds in excess of £200 million, with ticker BIG. At the placing price of 200p per share, Big Technologies PLC has a market capitalisation of £577

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Northcoders Group PLC to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Northcoders Group plc (‘Northcoders’), an independent provider of training programmes for software coding, to AIM under the stock market ticker CODE. The Admission price was 180p, resulting in a market capitalisation of £12.5milion. The Group joins the market to allow it to access the capital it needs to facilitate its growth strategy, particularly enabling

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