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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 CMO Group plc to AIM


The Company’s ordinary shares were admitted to trading at 8:00am on Thursday 8 July 2021 under the stock market ticker CMO. The Placing price was 132p per ordinary share, resulting in a market capitalisation of approximately £95 million. The Placing attracted strong support from high quality institutional investors. 

CMO Group is the UK’s largest online-only retailer of building

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Wise to the Main Market

Wise, the global technology company building a better way to move money around the world, begins trading today on London Stock Exchange’s Main Market through a direct listing. This marks the first direct listing of a technology company in London Stock Exchange history. 

Co-founded by Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann in 2011 under its

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First ESG-focused Gold Mining ETF to launch on London Stock Exchange to help investors access the gold mining sector in a responsible way

HANetf and AuAg Funds are delighted to announce the launch of Europe’s first ESG focused gold mining ETF, AuAg ESG Gold Mining UCITS ETF (ticker: ESGO).  ESGO seeks to offer exposure to an equal-weighted basket of 25 ESG screened gold miners.

The AuAg ESG Gold Mining UCITS ETF (ticker: ESGO) will list on London Stock Exchange on Wednesday 7th  July and will be passported for sale

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Growth in tech, sustainable finance and diverse boards define London’s first half performance

The depth and level of support provided by London’s markets to the rapidly evolving capital needs of issuers and investors in the global economy was vividly underlined in a strong and active first half performance in 2021.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Baltic Classifieds Group to the Main Market

Baltic Classifieds Group is the leading online classifieds group in the Baltics (based on the number of listings), which owns and operates twelve leading vertical and generalist online classifieds portals in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Baltic Classifieds Group’s online classifieds portfolio comprises of eight vertical online classifieds portals, including vertical portals for automotive,

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Trustpilot: Denmark’s tech unicorn puts its trust in London

Founded in Denmark in 2007, Trustpilot has developed into a global review platform with a mission to create a universal symbol of trust. Joining the premium segment of London’s Main Market, with its high standards of regulation and corporate governance, was an obvious choice for the first Danish tech unicorn to list in London.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Guaranty Trust Holding Company GDRs to its markets

Guaranty Trust Bank’s GDRs have been listed on London Stock Exchange for 14 years and we are delighted that this will continue through the listing of the GDRs in London for the newly created Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO Plc”). This follows the completion of all regulatory requirements for the corporate reorganization of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc to a holding company structure with

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Purpose Investments and HANetf celebrating the launch of the HANetf S&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero™ UCITS ETF

Purpose Investments and HANetf are delighted to announce the launch of HANetf S&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero™ UCITS ETF (ticker: ZERO), which will list on London Stock Exchange on June 30th 2021.

HANetf S&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero™ UCITS ETF will be Europe’s first exchange traded fund, which incorporates carbon offsetting, in order to give environmentally

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London Stock Exchange welcomes itim Group plc to AIM

The London-based company’s Ordinary Shares were admitted to trading at 8.00am on Monday 28 2021, under the stock market ticker ITIM. The Admission price was 154p, resulting in a market capitalisation of £48.1 million. 

Itim Group plc is a SaaS-based technology company that enables store-based retailers to optimise their businesses to improve financial performance and effectively

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Silverbullet Data Services Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Silverbullet Data Services Group plc to AIM under the ticker “SBDS”. Silverbullet is a provider of digital transformation services and products which assist brand owners and advertisers to optimise their digital marketing investment, with a particular focus on unlocking the potential of first party data and contextual intelligence. 

Headquartered in

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Literacy Capital plc to the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Literacy Capital plc (“Literacy Capital”) to the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market under the ticker “BOOK” and with a market capitalisation of £96 million. 

Literacy Capital was established in 2017 by Paul Pindar, Chairman, and Richard Pindar, CEO, to achieve long term capital growth through making investments in a diversified portfolio of

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Ecobank Transnational Incorporated’s debut Sustainable Bond to the Sustainable Bond Market

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, today opened the market at London Stock Exchange via a virtual ceremony to mark the listing of its $350 million 10NC5 Tier 2 Sustainability Notes issuance.

Through its affiliates across 33 sub-Saharan African countries and its international bank in Paris, Ecobank provides the full suite of banking

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Victorian Plumbing Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Victorian Plumbing Group plc (Group or Company), the UK’s leading online retailer of bathroom products and accessories , to AIM under the ticker “VIC”.
 
Headquartered in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, the Group employs over 500 colleagues across seven locations in Skelmersdale, Manchester and Birmingham.
 
Victorian Plumbing offers a

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Spectral MD Holdings, Ltd. to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Spectral MD Holdings, Ltd. (“Spectral MD” of the “Company”) (AIM: SMD) a predictive analytics group that develops proprietary AI algorithms and optical technology for faster treatment decisions in wound care, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. 

Using its DeepView® Wound Imaging Solution, an internally developed AI technology and multispectral

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Thor Explorations to AIM

London Stock Exchange welcomes Thor Explorations, a West African focussed gold company to AIM under the ticker “THX”. The Company will be trading its common shares and has a market capitalization of circa. £135 million at admission. The listing is supplementary to the Company's listing on the TSX-V in Canada. 

Thor Explorations, which will shortly commence gold production at its

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London Stock Exchange welcomes MADE.com to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

MADE.COM is the leading digital lifestyle brand in home, disrupting the industry with high-quality, exclusive designs underpinned by a responsible, small-batch production model, enabling customers to realise the vision of their homes.

To create its product range, MADE partners with over 150 established and up-and-coming designers, artists and collaborators and 200 factories

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London Stock Exchange welcomes the Launch of Europe’s first global airline industry ETF offers investors pure play exposure to the rebounding airline industry

The launch of Europe’s first global airline ETF, U.S. Global Jets UCITS ETF (ticker: JETS)  ‘JETS’ on the HANetf platform will deliver exposure to the airline industry as it tracks companies within the commercial airline, aircraft manufacturing, and airport & terminal services industries.  The JETS airline ETF

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London Stock Exchange welcomes iClima Earth listing its world’s first distributed renewable energy ETF

Environmental impact fintech, iClima Earth, is set to launch the world’s first ESG UCITS exchange traded fund (ETF), the iClima Distributed Renewable Energy UCITS ETF, that provides exposure to companies promoting the decentralisation of energy generation.  Distributed renewable generation is the ecosystem that allows green energy to be created and managed close to the point of use, for

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