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Building dialogue between investors and issuers on ESG: a report on disclosure trends

Investor focus on ESG continues to increase – a trend accelerated by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The challenge for issuers is to focus and improve their ESG performance as well as how they communicate and engage with investors.

Our ESG Disclosure Score helps issuers to see where they might improve their most important sector specific ESG metrics and un

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A bold green ambition: how Yangtze Power became the first Shanghai-London Stock Connect issuer to receive the Green Economy Mark

China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd (Yangtze Power) is the national business card of China’s expertise in hydropower. Founded in 2002, its four mega hydropower stations situated on the Yangtze river account for nearly 16% of the total hydroelectric power in China. Its installed capacity of 45.495GW, which is set to increase by a further 26.2GW in the near future, makes it the largest hydropower compan

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Fixed Income Pulse: LSEG Debt Capital Markets Forum 2020 roundup

London Stock Exchange held its second annual Debt Capital Market’s Forum on Monday 21 September 2020, organised in partnership with Barclays. More than 140 delegates live-streamed and participated in the event via London Stock Exchange’s dedicated service for digital presentations and events – SPARK LIVE. This edition of our Fixed Income Pu

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THG £1.88bn tech IPO comes to London

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Manchester-based THG has become a global player in ecommerce and one of the UK’s biggest digital success stories. Now its founder Matt Moulding has taken his company public in a £1.88bn IPO.

For UK and European tech company founders, it’s a watershed moment. It shows that:

Tech companies don’t

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Debt Capital Markets update Q1 2019

We are pleased to share LSEG’s Quarterly Debt Capital Markets (DCM) update for Q1 2019.

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This provides a review of global DCM activity, and key highlights from London Stock Exchange Group

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Landmark Bond Issuance: Saudi Aramco successfully prices its inaugural bond

London Stock Exchange welcomed the inaugural $12bn debut bond from Saudi Arabian Oil Company (ARAMCO). 

Saudi Aramco's decision to list this landmark transaction on London Stock Exchange reflects the confidence in the exchange to cater to international investor demand for marquee transactions and the UK’s position as a global financial centre, with a

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Companies to inspire

1000 Companies to Inspire is London Stock Exchange Group’s celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. As well as identifying 1,000 companies, the annual reports examine in detail the opportunities and challenges facing SMEs and

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London continues to be the world's international exchange

London Stock Exchange continued to be the world’s international exchange in 2018.

We welcomed business from all over the world, with more than 110 IPOs and new listings and 500+ follow on issuances raising over £35 billion. 21 international companies listed in London, almost double the total for all other European exchanges combined.

It was a busy year for Funds, we continued

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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

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Fixed Income Pulse: Supporting African Capital Markets

London Stock Exchange Group is at the heart of the world’s financial markets and has a deep and longstanding connection with Africa. In fact, companies from Africa have chosen London Stock Exchange as their listing destination since the 1930s.

Today London Stock Exchange is actively driving various initiatives to support the development of robust, efficient and transparent capital

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Debt Capital Markets update Q4 2018

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London Stock Exchange ranks second in debt capital raised among leading global bond listing venues in 2018. 1,068 bonds were issued on London Stock Exchange during the year accounting for $452bn in debt capital raised, making 2018 the strongest year in terms of bonds issued in the past 5 years. International FI's accounted for 26% of all 2018 issuances, raising $119bn

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A stellar month for Green Bonds in November

November was an exceptional month for Green Bonds, with 7 new bonds listing on LSE (raising USD 3.5 billion), more than any other exchange. This brings the total number of green bonds listed on our markets as of end of November to 59, with USD 20.2 billion equivalent raised.
This month has also seen a series of ‘firsts’ all coming at a time when the world has been focused on Climate

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London Stock Exchange and FICCI Roundtable on investment

On Friday, 12 May 2017, London Stock Exchange hosted a Roundtable Summit with India’s Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Mr Piyush Goyal. This event provided a unique opportunity to hear from Minister Goyal, and to explore the opportunities for the continued development of the Energy for Growth Partnership recently announced between the UK and India.

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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,

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Greater China Forum 2015

London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. This second year of the Forum brings together Asia’s buy-side, sell-side and corporates to look at access routes to London and Europe’s wider capital markets, through IPOs, trading and ETFs.  It is a must-attend also for those looking

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