News and insights
To explore older stories please visit LSEG

Latest Welcome Stories

Find out about the latest companies to open the market

Climate Investment Coalition Opens London Stock Exchange for the launch of Climate Investment Summit 2022 alongside London Climate Action Week

Climate Investment Coalition opened the London Stock Exchange to launch the flagship event at London Climate Action Week 2022, Climate Investment Summit, focusing on accelerating climate investments by 2030.

The Climate Investment Summit, taking place in partnership with FTSE Russell, is a unique and leading global forum for the practice of financing and investing in global climate so

Learn more
Turquoise Global Holdings Limited and Plato Partnership Celebrate the Continued Success of Turquoise Plato™

London Stock Exchange Group welcomed yesterday Turquoise Global Holdings Limited and Plato Partnership for a Market Close Ceremony to celebrate the successful growth of our Turquoise Plato™ innovations designed in partnership with the industry.

Following a Cooperation Agreement with Plato Partnership in 2016, Turquoise rebranded its non-displayed services as Turqu

Learn more
London Stock Exchange celebrates Leverage Shares 42 new ETP listings.

Leverage Shares has expanded its range of offerings to 183 ETPs, making up almost 9% of all ETP ISIN listings on London Stock Exchange’s Main Market.

The new listings include short & leverage exposures to -

Single-stock short & leveraged offer has been expanded to include popular stocks from Korea (Coupang), Europe (ASML, VW) and some US to complete the 3x/-3x range.

Learn more
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Tech Nordic Advocates

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today welcomes Tech Nordic Advocates, Northern Europe’s largest tech/startup ecosystem and women-in-tech community, in today’s ceremony in conjunction with our joint "Scaling Diverse and Inclusive Tech Businesses Internationally" event.

"Scaling Diverse and Inclusive Tech Businesses Internationally" took place on 16th June 2022 during London Tech Wee

Learn more

Spotlight

31.339
London Stock Exchange welcomes Woodside Energy Group Ltd. to the Main Market

Woodside is a global energy company, founded in Australia. We provide energy that the world needs to heat homes, keep lights on and support industry.

We aim to thrive through the global energy transition with a low-cost, lower-carbon, profitable, resilient and diversified portfolio.

Our recently expanded global portfolio includes quality oil and gas assets in Australia, Gulf

Learn more
31.36
London Stock Exchange welcomes The Arab Federation of Capital Markets.

  General Overview 

The Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) is the Arab industry group for Exchanges and Clearing houses, and Financial Institutions around the Arab regions. It was established in 1978 to be the guiding body for the Arab Stock Exchanges, under the recommendation of the Arab Central Ban

Learn more

Stories

Filter by
All
Companies & Securities
Impact Investing
Innovation
International Securities
Geography
Themes
Sectors
Products
Markets/services
Content type
Content tags
Events
London Stock Exchange Welcomes PetroTal Corp. to AIM

PetroTal Corp., the Peru focused exploration and production company, celebrated its admission to trading on AIM at the London Stock Exchange this morning, Tuesday 15th January.
PetroTal, the only exclusively Peru focused oil producing company listed in London, with controlling interests in three Peru license blocks: Block 95, which includes the Bretaña oil field, and two exploration

Learn more
Geography
North America
Markets/services
AIM
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group honours Ian Robertson

Legendary rugby union commentator Ian Robertson retired at the end of 2018, after 46 years with the BBC. The former Scotland fly-half, 73, joined the BBC in 1972 and started his career reading horse racing results. He became the BBC's official rugby union correspondent in 1983 and has covered every Rugby World Cup since its inception in 1987. He also won two gold awards at the Radio Academy

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Mining Indaba 2019

Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest mining investment event, which takes place in Cape Town every February. Attracting 6491 attendees, 100s of international investors and over 35 government ministers and heads of state, the event is one of the most important meetings in the world for the mining sector.

The event focuses on three core groups - investors,

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
Events
Market Ceremonies
London Stock Exchange welcomes The Harlequins Foundation

The Harlequins Foundation’s vision is a world where the power of sport is used to drive positive change.

It aims to inspire, educate and equip individuals and communities at home and around the world to change their lives and fulfil their potential. The Foundation focuses on inspirational, sustainable and transformative solutions that tackle inequality, poor health and the challenges

Learn more
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes SENAAT celebrating its international Sukuk Bond

SENAAT, one of the UAE’s largest industrial holding companies, was pleased to open trading at London Stock Exchange today, Monday 10th December 2019, as it celebrated the listing of its US$300 million sukuk.

The key factors underpinning the success of the sukuk issue were SENAAT’s financial strength and self-sufficiency, its profitability, its low risk

Learn more
Geography
Middle East
Themes
Sukuk
Products
Debt
London Stock Exchange welcomes Kazatomprom to the Main Market

The joint stock company, National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”, the world’s leading uranium producer, today celebrated its admission to London Stock Exchange's main market through trading on the International Order Book. The company achieved a market capitalisation of US$3.0billion on its first day of conditional trading through a dual listing on London Stock Exchange and Astana International

Learn more
Geography
CIS
Products
IPO
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Eduardo Guardia, Finance Minister, Government of Brazil

To mark the opening of the 3rd UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue, Robert Barnes, Global Head of Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group was joined today by Eduardo Guardia, Brazil’s Finance Minister; John Glen, Economic Secretary to the Treasury; H.E. Eduardo dos Santos, Brazil’s Ambassador to the UK; and H.E. Vijay Rangarajan, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Brazil, to open trading

Learn more
Geography
Latin America
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Content type
Welcome story
ICBC London branch lists $1.58bn Equivalent Green Bond on London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) welcomes the listing of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China London Branch’s (ICBC London Branch) US$1.58 billion equivalent green bond on its International Securities Market (ISM) and green bond segment. The green bond, part of ICBC’s $10 billion MTN programme, is the largest ever green bond listing on London Stock Exchange and the first Chinese issuance

Learn more
Geography
China
UK
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Plus500 to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Plus500 Ltd., a leading online service provider for trading CFDs internationally.

Plus500 Ltd. is a fast-growing online provider of Contracts for Difference ("CFDs"). Plus500 has developed and operates an online trading platform for individual customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 2,200 different underlying global financial

Learn more
Geography
Israel
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
Landmark bond issue from IFC

London Stock Exchange welcomes the listing of the world’s first ever international Uzbek Soum- denominated bonds to its Main Market. The landmark bond issuance from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, paves the way for the opening of the global Samarkand bond market to support financing of companies from Uzbekistan while raising the profile of the Uzbek Soum internationally.


Learn more
Geography
Asia Pacific
Themes
Samarkand
Sovereign
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes The Honourable Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and President of COP23 to celebrate Fiji's landmark sovereign green bond

London Stock Exchange Group today welcomed Fiji’s first international green bond to start trading on the green bond segment of its International Securities Market (ISM). The dual-tranche green bond transaction includes a FJ$20 million ($10 million equivalent) tranche which will mature in 2022 at a yield of 4 percent, and FJ40 million ($20 million equivalent) tranche to mature in 2030 at a

Learn more
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes City of Malmö Green Bond

Today London Stock Exchange welcomed the City of Malmö's Green Bond. 

Malmö is the growth centre of southern Sweden offering access to 3.9 million regional consumers, as well as acting as a gateway to Scandinavia. It is a great place to live, work and do business in. City of Malmö is the third largest municipality in Sweden and with over 330,000 citizens and growing rapidly.

Learn more
Geography
Europe
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Tideway celebrating its Green Bond issuance

London Stock Exchange today welcomed Tideway, the company building the Thames Tideway Tunnel, to mark it being the largest corporate issuer of Green Bonds in sterling after it priced a CPI-linked Green Bond with asset manager M&G Investments last November.

The £200 million private placement builds on the success of Tideway's first UK public Green Bond with both transactions,

Learn more
Geography
UK
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Pt Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk (Wika) to celebrate its inaugural Komodo Bond

London Stock Exchange today welcomes PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk (WIKA), to celebrate the successful issuance of its first Komodo on London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market (ISM).

WIKA successfully issued a three year dated Komodo bond and raised IDR 5.4 trillion Indonesian offshore rupiah (USD 405 million equivalents) with a coupon of 7.7 percent. This is the largest

Learn more
Geography
Asia Pacific
Themes
Komodo
Products
Debt
Markets/services
ISM
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes Fingrid plc to celebrate its inaugural Green Bond listing

London Stock Exchange today welcomed Fingrid PLC to mark the listing of its inaugural Green Bond. This listing represents the first green bond issued by a Finnish corporate.

Fingrid is responsible for the electricity transmission in the high-voltage transmission system in Finland. Fingrid transmits in its own network approximately 78% of all electricity transmitted in Finland. Major

Learn more
Geography
Europe
Themes
Green and sustainable finance
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
Watch Jasa Marga launch first Komodo Bond in London

Nikhil Rathi, CEO, LSE Plc, welcomes Rini M. Soemarno, Ministry of State Owned Enterprises, Republic of Indonesia, Desi Arryani, CEO, Jasa Marga at the launch of the first ever Komodo Bond.

The landmark bond issuance from Jasa Marga, state-owned Indonesian toll road operator, was close to four times over subscribed. The listing paves the way, through London, for the opening of the

Learn more
Geography
Asia Pacific
Themes
Komodo
Products
Debt
Markets/services
Main Market
Content type
Welcome story
NTPC lists 2nd 5 year Masala Bond

London Stock Exchange plc has welcomed the first bonds to list on its new International Securities Market (ISM), an additional market for the issuance and trading of UK and international primary debt targeted at institutional and professional investors.

India’s NTPC Bond is now available for trading on ISM, which went live on 8 May 2017 following the publication of its rulebook.

Learn more
Geography
India
Themes
Masala
Markets/services
ISM
Content type
Welcome story
London Stock Exchange welcomes the Ministry of Finance of the State of Israel

London Stock Exchange welcomes the Ministry of Finance of the State of Israel to open trading in London today. Rony Hizkiyahu, Accountant General, Ministry of Finance along with Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade, His Excellency Mark Regev, Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Yali Rothenberg, Senior Deputy Accountant General

Learn more
Geography
Israel
Content type
Welcome story
Events
Market Ceremonies