International Securities Market

London Stock Exchange’s Enhanced Offering for Fixed Income Securities

London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market (ISM) operates alongside our other fixed income markets, offering a full suite of options for issuers.

ISM provides issuers with an efficient and customer-centric admission process, and offers all the benefits that London's distinguished reputation, heritage and status as a global financial centre promises. Issuers seeking admission to ISM only need to liaise with the London Stock Exchange.

London is home to more than 2,100 companies from 59 countries around the world. With 70% of all bond secondary trading activity conducted through London, issuers on ISM have access to one of the deepest pools of global capital.

 

Our commitment to issuers and advisers

  • Efficient admission process
  • Customer-centric approach
  • Experienced and accessible Primary Market Regulation team to help with documentation review and pre-application queries
  • Predictable comments and process
  • Clear and concise Rulebook
  • Full integration into the London financial community
  • Raise issuer profile by leveraging London’s global reputation

 

Our commitment to investors

  • Market suitable for professional investors.
  • Appropriate regulatory standards in keeping with London Stock Exchange listing.

Access to fixed income trading services supporting liquidity and transparency.

Find out how ISM is bringing together issuers, advisers and investors from around the world
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Hear from Barclays, Clifford Chance and UKMBA about how ISM has successfully built a community of issuers and advisors that have raised debt through the efficient and unique platform for professional investors. Watch the playback of our recent webinar.
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Find out about the recent insights and reports

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 securi

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Fixed Income Pulse: London Stock Exchange's International Securities Market welcomes 100th bond

London Stock Exchange plc welcomed the 100th bond admitted to its International Security Market (ISM) on 1 August 2019, with ICBC’s £600 million sterling bond. 
Since its launch, ISM has admitted bonds from 42 issuers located in 16 countries across 6 continents and has raised £26.5 billio

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China Construction Bank lists $1bn sustainability bond on London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today welcomes the listing of China Construction Bank Hong Branch’s US$1bn sustainability bond on the International Securities Market (ISM).

The $1bn bond is the first sustainability bond admitted to London Stock Exchange’s ISM. The 3-year floating rate bond received strong demand from international investors, confirming London’s status as a lea

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Watch India's NTPC Bond listing on ISM

Watch Nikhil Rathi, CEO, LSE Plc, marking a special moment for LSEG in the launch of the new International Securities Market (ISM). He discusses the strong demand from firms all over the world for an efficient debt raising platform and explains how LSEG have been able to make this possible.

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Gov

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