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What are the benefits of being a public company?

 

  • Raise capital for growth both at time of admission and through further capital raisings
  • Create a market for your company’s shares, broadening your company’s shareholder base
  • Establish an objective market value for your company
  • Encourage employee commitment and long-term motivation with share schemes
  • Use quoted shares as acquisition currency
  • Create a heightened public profile and credibility
  • Provide liquidity in your company’s shares

Why choose London Stock Exchange?

 

  • Access the deepest pool of international capital in the world
  • High quality advisory community and sell-side research coverage
  • Respected, balanced and fair regulatory environment and legal framework
  • Resilient market technology and world-class market surveillance
  • Proven levels of sustained liquidity in a central time zone
  • Multiple routes to market to suit different types of issuer and different funding routes
  • A global hub for sustainable finance with a green economy classification for its equity issuers 

     

     

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Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Light Science Technologies Holdings plc (“LSTH”) to trading on AIM under the ticker LST. In October 2021, LSTH successfully raised gross proceeds of £5 million (the “Placing”) and the Company’s market capitalisation on admission was approximately £17.5 million.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc to the Main Market

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

BioPharma Credit, the specialist life sciences debt investor, today announces that its London listing has moved from the Specialist Fund Segment to the Premium Segment of the Main Market of London Stock Exchange. The Company’s objective in joining the Main Market is to raise the Company’s global profile, extend its potential shareholder base, and e

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London Stock Exchange welcomes GreenRoc Mining plc to AIM

GreenRoc Mining plc (GROC), the Greenland-focused mining explorer, began trading on Tuesday 28 September on London Stock Exchange’s AIM.  The IPO raised £5.1 million with a total market capitalisation of £11.1 million on Admission.

The Company is working to become a key supplier of critical, high-demand, high-value minerals to fast-growing end markets,

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