The London Stock Exchange is one of the world's most international capital markets, home to almost 3,100 companies from more than 70 countries around the world. More than 700 of these companies are international.
London's position at the heart of the global financial community is one of the reasons that so many international companies choose to join our markets. Many of the world’s leading investment houses and financial institutions are based here, while London's professional investors are known for their outward-looking approach, offering companies from around the world access to a deep and wide pool of investment capital.
London has become synonymous with 'intelligent regulation' and is recognised globally for its flexible, principles-based approach to regulating its capital markets.
The Exchange's markets are specifically designed to cater for the particular needs of different companies, offering the widest choice of routes to market. With access to an unrivalled network of sophisticated investors and professional advisers, London offers proven, cost-effective capital raising opportuinities to companies.