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Global exposure, best execution: why London is at the centre of global securities trading

Robert Barnes
Group Head of Securities Trading & CEO Turquoise Global Holdings

 

The world trades in London

In the time zone that is central to the global business day, London’s role in global finance has always been pivotal. And at London’s heart is London Stock Exchange, which for centuries has provided choice and liquidity for investors and traders

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Imperial X Plc to the Main Market

Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Imperial X (“Imperial X” or the “Company”) as it begins trading on the standard segment of the Main Market under the ticker “CDL”. The Company will be changing its name to Cloudbreak Discovery Plc in due course and will update the market on its progress. In conjunction with the listing, Imperial X undertook a placing to raise £2 million at a placing price o

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Kitwave Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Kitwave Group plc to AIM under the ticker “KITW”, after it raised gross proceeds of £64.0m for the Company and a further £17.6m for the Selling Shareholders. The Placing Price was 150 pence per share resulting in a market capitalisation of £105m at Admission.

Founded in 1987, following the acquisition of a single-site confectionery wholesale busine

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Advancing its connections to global investors: why Alphawave IP listed in London

Founded in 2017, Alphawave IP provides designs for microchips that enable data to travel faster and more reliably, using lower power. Its customer base includes many of the world’s largest technology companies. As a leading global supplier of silicon IP, this fast-growing Canadian company had many options on the table about where to launch its IPO. But its decision wa

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Supreme plc to AIM

Supreme plc has achieved a market capitalisation of over £156 million by successfully raising £67.5 million in an oversubscribed placing, as it joined AIM on Monday, 1 February 2021. 

As a leading manufacturer, supplier and brand owner of fast-moving consumer products, Supreme has myriad capabilities spanning from product development and manufacturing through to its extensive retail

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London Stock Exchange welcomes VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc

London Stock Exchange welcomed VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market today, after it raised gross proceeds of £242.6 million pursuant to its initial public offering.

VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc intends to invest in a diversified portfolio of global sustainable energy infrastructure assets, predominantly in countries

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London Stock Exchange today welcomes Moonpig Group PLC

Moonpig Group is an international gifting platform, comprising the Moonpig and Greetz brands, which serves 12 million active customers across the UK, US, Australia and the Netherlands. The group offers its products through its proprietary technology platform and app. With its unique AI and data science capabilities, Moonpig Group optimises and personalises the customer experience, making it as

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Dr. Martens to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today, iconic British footwear brand Dr. Martens takes a major step towards its global growth ambitions by listing on the Premium Segment of the Main Market on London Stock Exchange.

From the brand’s humble beginnings six decades ago, Dr. Martens has since cemented itself as a timeless icon that resonates with subcultures all over the world, adopted by a broad and diverse range of

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Debt Capital Markets update 2020

Download the update - Year in review 2020

 

We are pleased to share London Stock Exchange's Debt Capital Markets (DCM) review of 2020, trends, highlights and product development. 
The update provides a review of global DCM activity, as well as key product

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Women in ETFs celebrating 7 years

Women in ETFs is celebrating the 7th anniversary and the launch of our first Global “Around the Clock, Around the World” virtual conference. We are proud to feature fireside chats and panel discussions with thought leaders from around the ETF industry, with over 1,600 people that have registered to attend the event.  
 
Women in ETFs is the first women’s group for the ETF industry

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London Stock Exchange celebrates FTSE Russell’s partnership on derivatives with Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Today, London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Singapore Exchange (SGX) and FTSE Russell to mark the launch of Futures contracts tracking ESG indexes.

SGX FTSE Emerging ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Emerging Asia ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Asia ex Japan ESG Index Futures
SGX FTSE Blossom Japan Index Futures

As sustainable investing becomes more and more

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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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