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Darktrace: Global leader in Cyber AI delivers IPO

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Since its inception in 2013, Darktrace has grown rapidly into a leading global player in AI cyber security, with over 4,700 customers in more than 100 countries. The Cambridge-headquartered company joins the Premium Segment of London’s Main Market. The IPO will support Darkt

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Cadent Gas case study: funding the transition to a low-carbon economy

London Stock Exchange’s Transition Bond Segment is an extension of our Sustainable Bond Market which suppo

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Debt Capital Markets Update Q1 2021
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Fixed Income Pulse: Digitisation of Debt Capital Markets

LSEG’s digital primary DCM platforms, Flow and SparkLive Roadshow, form a key part of a $7 billion syndicated is

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Fidelity International celebrating their latest range of ETFs

Fidelity International (Fidelity) expands its Sustainable Research Enhanced ETF range with the launch of 3 new funds offering exposure to Emerging Markets, Japan and Pacific Ex Japan.

Fund Ticker OCF Comparative market index Fidelity Sustainable Research Enhanced Emerging Market Equity ETF FEMR 0.50%  MSCI Emerging Markets Fidelity Sustainable Research Enhanced Japan

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2020 – A year of green milestones for the Sustainable Bond Market

2020 has been a memorable year for London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market (SBM).

Already home to the first certified green bonds out of China, India, and the Middle East, and to the first sovereign green bonds from Asia Pacific and the Americas, SBM welcomed 39 bonds

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London Stock Exchange welcomes One Heritage Group plc to the main market

London Stock Exchange welcomes One Heritage Group PLC (“One Heritage”) to trading on the Main Market by the way of a standard listing. The Group undertakes developments to create self-contained apartments while also refurbishing existing residential properties to create Co-living accommodation. It listed on 23 December 2020 having successfully raised £930,000 through a subscription and

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Schroders and Big Society Capital to celebrate the listing of the Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc.

It is a new investment trust focused on investing in social impact investments that seek to address a range of issues including tackling the significant increase in homelessness, providing support for people with learning

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc to the Main Market

Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (the "Company”) is pleased to announce that it has raised gross proceeds of $125 million pursuant to its initial public offering.

The Company intends to execute its investment objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of Renewable Assets predominantly in the United States, but it may also invest up to 15% of Gross Assets in

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2020 - A year of resilience

London’s capital markets ecosystem showed its mettle during the pandemic. Public markets quickly supported businesses and institutions in raising funds to shore up balance sheets and continue to fund growth and innovation. 

445 businesses returning to the market raising £40.8bn in follow-on capital (67% more than in 2019).  Over £73bn was raised through COVID-19 response bonds, including

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Greensleeves Care celebrating its retail bond issuance

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Greensleeves Care, a growing charitable organisation that provides residential care to over 1,000 older people across 25 UK residential, dementia and nursing homes. 

Greensleeves Care has successfully raised £15 million through an issue of 5% bonds due 2030 by special purpose issuer Retail Charity Bonds PLC (‘RCB’). The £25 million issue included £

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Fixed Income Pulse: CEE, CIS and Russia – A busy time for the region

Emerging Europe and Central Asian issuers have been active in 2020, as we’ve seen a flurry of first-time issuers and local currency bonds from the region come to our markets.


Hungary was one of the first sovereigns from the region to list its bonds in London this year, raising €2 billion at the end of April, shortly followed by its debut green bond in June 2020 on London Stock

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Global X ETFs celebrating the launch of the Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health UCITS ETF and the Global X Video games & Esports UCITS ETF

Global X ETFs, a global leader in thematic investing, today celebrates its arrival in Europe with the launch of its first two London Stock Exchange-listed UCITS ETFs: the Global X Video Games & Esports UCITS ETF (ticker: HERU) and the Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health UCITS ETF (ticker: EDOC).

HERU, tracking the Solactive Video Games & Esports v2 Index, provides

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Tirupati Graphite plc to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes Tirupati Graphite plc (‘Tirupati’) to trading on the Main Market by way of a Standard Listing and confirms it has received the LSE’s Green Economy Mark. The fully integrated, cash generative, specialist graphite and graphene producer with operations in Madagascar and India began trading on Monday 14 December having successfully raised £6 million through a first

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Intuitive Investments Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Intuitive Investments Group plc (‘Intuitive’, the ‘Company’ or ‘Group’), an investing company focussed on gaining exposure to Life Sciences businesses, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "IIG".

The Company is a newly established investing company, seeking to provide investors in the Company with

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London Stock Exchange Welcomes Bytes Technology Group plc to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes Bytes Technology Group (BTG) to celebrate the company’s public listing on the Main Market. With its 30-year track record, the company is one of the UK’s leading providers of software, security, hardware and cloud services. Bytes enable effective and cost-efficient technology sourcing, adoption and management for organisations of all sizes and industries.

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Green economy in focus: Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust

Tom Williams, Head of Energy & Infrastructure and Partner at Downing LLP gives his views on the launch of its newest fund, Downing Renewable & Infrastructure Trust (DORE). The fund is the latest London-listing to receive the Green Economy Mark on admission, which is given to companies and funds with 50% + revenues

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc (DORE) to celebrate the listing of DORE’s public shares on the premium segment of the main market. DORE also today celebrates the awarding of the Green Economy Mark, as a recognition from the London Stock Exchange that it is a company that derives 50% or more of their revenues from green activities. The Ordinary

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London Stock Exchange today welcomes Huatai as the first Registered Market Maker from Asia

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited (“Huatai Financial”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shanghai, Hong Kong and London listed Huatai Securities Co., Ltd. (“Huatai Securities”), as the first Registered Market Maker from Asia on London Stock Exchange.

Founded in 1991, Huatai Securities is a leading securities group headquartered in

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London Stock Exchange welcomes iClima Earth and HANetf Celebrating the launch of iClima Global Decarbonisation Enablers UCITS ETF

Impact fintech business, iClima Earth, will launch the world’s first ESG UCITS exchange traded fund that provides exposure to companies offering products and services that enable CO2e avoidance solutions1, and quantify that impact.

The iClima Global Decarbonisation Enablers

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Conduit Holdings Limited to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange welcomes Conduit Holdings Limited (Conduit), the Bermuda based start-up global reinsurer, following its initial public offering on the main market under the ticker “CRE”. 

In a true start-up success story, Conduit was well supported by investors, and achieved a market capitalisation of approximately £826 million (approximately $1.1 billion).

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London Stock Exchange welcomes HeiQ Plc to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes HeiQ Plc (LSE: HEIQ) to trading on the Main Market. 

HeiQ is a global, profitable pioneer in the $24 billion textile chemicals market, directly serving the $10 billion antimicrobial textile market with its recent Swiss Technology Award-winning HeiQ Viroblock technology. Founded in 2005, HeiQ has grown into a high growth, cash generative company

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