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Fourth ORB Anniversary
London, 6 February 2014


On 6 February 2014, London Stock Exchange hosted an event to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the launch of ORB, the Order book for Retail Bonds. To mark the occasion, Exchange executives, bond issuers, market participants and industry experts gathered to discuss the growth of the retail bond market and its future prospects.

Since its inception in February 2010, ORB has helped a range of issuers from different market sectors to diversify their funding strategies by tapping into growing retail demand for corporate bonds.  


The event's agenda is available here.


Welcome  Introduction

Pietro Poletto
, Head of Fixed Income Markets, London Stock Exchange Group

Xavier Rolet
, CEO of London Stock Exchange Group

 

 

Keynote speech The Evolution of the Order book for Retail Bonds

Mark Garnier MP, Member of the Treasury Select Committee and Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards

 


Moderator: John Hughman, Investors Chronicle
  • Patrick Gordon, Killik & Co
  • Elaine Keats, Linklaters
  • Henrietta Podd, Canaccord Genuity
  • Phil Shepherd, Provident Financial
  • Richard Tice, ORBIG & CLS Holdings


 

 

 

The current status of the UK retail bond market Outlook for the next year


Peter Smart
, Head of Group Fixed Income Portfolio Management at Brewin Dolphin

 

 


Moderator: Mark Dunne, Shares Magazine
  • Marcus Coverdale, Lloyds Bank
  • Toby Croasdell, Barclays Bank
  • Ian Dixon, Investec Bank
  • Michael Dyson, Numis Securities

 

 


Fourth ORB Anniversary - London



ORB - Bonds made easy

Links
Order book for Retail Bonds
ORB offers retail investors the opportunity to trade a number of Gilts, Corporate Bonds and International Bonds. A full list of securities tradable on ORB may be found here.
 
What are bonds?
A guide to ORB and retail bonds may be found here. For more information, please refer to the Downloads section of our website.
 
Please click here to view Fourth ORB Anniversary video recordings
 

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