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London Stock Exchange welcomes Glantus Holdings PLC to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Glantus to AIM under the ticker “GLAN”, after it raised gross proceeds of £10m for the Company and a further £4m for shareholders. The Placing Price was 102 pence per share resulting in a market capitalisation of £37m at Admission.

Glantus is a global provider of Accounts Payable (“AP”) automation and analytics solutions. It utilises a technology t

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Darktrace: Global leader in Cyber AI delivers IPO

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Since its inception in 2013, Darktrace has grown rapidly into a leading global player in AI cyber security, with over 4,700 customers in more than 100 countries. The Cambridge-headquartered company joins the Premium Segment of London’s Main Market. The IPO will support Darkt

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Cadent Gas case study: funding the transition to a low-carbon economy

London Stock Exchange’s Transition Bond Segment is an extension of our Sustainable Bond Market which suppo

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Debt Capital Markets Update Q1 2021
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Navigating the New World

We’ve worked with partners and contacts from across the London capital markets community to bring together content and insights to support our issuers through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Take a look at our page ‘Navigating the New World’ to find details of videos, blogs and webinars covering a wide range of topics

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Technical Update: Submission process for applications to London Stock Exchange's Sustainable Bond Market

As outlined in our technical update titled “Launch of the Sustainable Bond Market”, London Stock Exchange announced the launch of its expanded Sustainable Bond Market (SBM) in October 2019.
 
SBM offers dedicated segments for social and sustainability bonds, in addition to

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London Stock Exchange today welcomes Diversified Gas and Oil

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Diversified Gas and Oil (“DGO” or the “Company”) to the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange Main Market following the completion of its transition from the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”).

Since its initial IPO on AIM in February 2017, DGO has grown its portfolio of stable, primarily natural gas producing assets and complementary

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Bank of England updates its eligibility criteria for the Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme

In a consolidated market notice published on 01 May 2020, the Bank of England (BoE) updated its Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme (CBPS) eligibility criteria to allow the BoE the discretion to include securities admitted to multilateral trading facilities operated by recognised stock exchanges regulated in the EEA.

This updated criteria provides a route for the BoE to include

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How London’s dynamic markets are responding to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shock waves through the global economy and forced huge changes to the way individuals, companies and nations live and work.

It has been a truly testing period. The markets have experienced significant volatility, showing a steepest-ever fall of 30% from peak to trough in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250. In the week that followed the UK lockdown there were 2.9m

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Fair and orderly markets vital for ETFs

Ivan Gilmore, Head of Exchange Traded Products & Global Product Development, London Stock Exchange writes that with the ETF market having just celebrated its 20th anniversary in Europe, it is a good time to reflect on what the ecosystem is currently delivering for ETF investors.

ETFs have become widely adopted across the globe with investors looking to utilise the ETF ‘wrapper’ to

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20th anniversary of first ETF listing

How do you build and grow a market? At London Stock Exchange, our approach has always been guided by our four pillars: innovation; partnership; integrity; and excellence. Over the 20 years since we welcomed our first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), we’ve applied these principles to the continually developing needs of issuers and investors in this fast-moving market. Today, with a 22%

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Discover the London listed investment funds market

The London listed investment fund market is more than 150 years old and provides investors exposure to a broad range of geographies and asset classes via a single listed investment fund.

What is a closed-end investment fund? Watch our short film to find out.

Listed investment funds are actively managed, closed-end structures with shares listed and

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Debt Capital Markets update Q1 2020

We are pleased to share LSEG’s Quarterly Debt Capital Markets (DCM) update for Q1 2020.The update provides a review of global DCM activity and key highlights from London Stock Exchange Group, including how we are responding to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and how we can support your business during this uncertain time.

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Fixed Income Pulse: African Development Bank Group $3 billion "Fight Covid-19" social bond

London Stock Exchange welcomes African Development Bank Group’s first transaction on the Sustainable Bond Market (SBM). Raising $3 billion, the “Fight COVID-19” social bond is the largest green, social or sustainable bond on London Stock Exchange’s SBM from any issuer globally.

The proceeds will be utilised towards enhancing access to essential services,

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Fixed Income Pulse: London Stock Exchange supporting issuers of social and sustainability bonds that mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Admission fees for social and sustainability bonds that aim to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 with relevant use-of-proceeds waived for 3 months. Applies to bonds that are admitted to London Stock Exchange, and meet the eligibility criteria for the Sustainable Bond Market’s social or sustainability segments

During this period of exceptional market volatility and global uncertainty due to the

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London Stock Exchange – Update to market participants

London Stock Exchange takes its responsibility to ensure the orderly functioning of markets and continuity of services for its customers and other stakeholders very seriously

We have robust business continuity arrangements in place, which are regularly tested, to ensure the safe and orderly functioning of our business and are in close contact with regulators and stakeholders around the

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Wisdomtree and Wood Mackenzie celebrating the launch of the Wisdomtree Battery Solutions UCITS ETF (VOLT)

The London Stock Exchange today welcomes WisdomTree Battery Solutions UCITS ETF (VOLT), a new ETF that aims to provide investors with exposure to the growth in the demand for and the usage of energy storage technologies, and in particular batteries. 

WisdomTree, the exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor, has developed, in partnership with Wood

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London Stock Exchange welcomes INSPECS Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Inspecs, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of eyewear frames to global retail chains, as the Company becomes the first IPO of 2020 to raise money on AIM.

The Company has successfully raised £94.0 million through a placing and subscription, giving it a market capitalisation on Admission of £138.0 million. The gross proceeds for the

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Nippon Active Value Fund plc to the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market

The London Stock Exchange today welcomes Nippon Active Value Fund plc (‘NAVF’), a new investment trust targeting high levels of capital growth for shareholders from activist investing in quoted small cap Japanese equities. The ordinary shares of NAVF will be listed on the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market.

The investment adviser, Rising Sun Management Ltd (‘Rising Sun’), will

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Riyad Bank celebrating Riyad Bank tier 2 USD sukuk

London Stock Exchange welcome Riyad Bank for a Market Open Ceremony, to celebrate the admission of USD 1.5 bn USD Tier 2 Sukuk. The Market Open Ceremony was attended by Riyad Bank senior management, including CEO Mr. Tareq Al Sadhan, Saudi Ambassador to the UK His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Bandar Al Saud, Rt Hon Conor Burns MP, Minister of State DIT and other dignitaries. 

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Rize ETF celebrating the launch of Rize Medical Cannabis and Life Sciences UCITS ETF and Rize Cybersecurity and Data Privacy UCITS ETF

Rize ETF was founded in 2019 by Stuart Forbes, Anthony Martin, Rahul Bhushan and Jason Kennard. The team of proven ETF experts bring over 30 years of combined ETF experience, having previously built and managed the ETF platform for Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) that was acquired from ETF Securities in March 2018.

The team at Rize ETF is committed to challenging

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

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Calisen, a leading owner and manager of essential energy infrastructure assets, to the Premium Segment of the Main Market, trading under the ticker symbol CLSN.L Calisen’s market capitalisation will be approximately £[1,400] million at the commencement of conditional dealings.

Bert Pijls, CEO of Calisen said:
“Joining London Stock Exchange is

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