- Over £12.9 billion raised in 76 IPOs
- International Order Book 10-year anniversary
- Order Book for Retail Bonds (ORB) raised over £870 million
- Successful migration of LSE cash markets onto the Millennium platform
The London Stock Exchange celebrated a number of notable achievements in 2011 reflecting the success of the wider Group’s diversification strategy. Total IPO money raised during the year was £12.9 billion, a 27% increase on 2010 (£9.9 billion); the IOB celebrated its 10-year anniversary, raising over £40 billion since 2001; and the Order Book for Retail Bonds raised over £870 million in only its second year of operation.
2011 LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE HIGHLIGHTS:
Primary and Secondary Markets
Order Book for Retail Bonds (ORB)
International Order Book (IOB)
The review of the Group's full 2011 activities, including Borsa Italiana, Millennium Technologies and FTSE can be found in the Group 2011 review, published in January.
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