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London Stock Exchange welcomes HANetf celebrating the launch of the Global Online Retail UCITS ETF

HANetf are delighted to announce the launch of the Global Online Retail UCITS ETF (LSE ticker: IBUY) on London Stock Exchange platform today.

The fund seeks to provide exposure to the rapidly growing online e-commerce market as competitive pricing, shopping convenience, greater product

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Caerus Mineral Resources to the Main Market

This morning, London Stock Exchange is pleased to welcome Caerus Mineral Resources as it begins trading on the standard segment of the Main Market under the ticker “CMRS”, having completed a £2.25 million raise. 

Caerus is the first mining company to list on the Main Market this year and provides the Market with exposure to the burgeoning energy metals space in Europe.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Cellular Goods to the Main Market

Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Cellular Goods plc to trading on the standard segment of the Main Market under the ticker “CBX” after it raised gross proceeds of £13 million through a 13 times oversubscribed IPO.

Cellular will be the first pure-play biosynthetic cannabinoids consumer products company to list on London Stock Exchange, providing the investor community with a

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Cornish Metals Inc. to AIM

London Stock Exchange welcomes Cornish Metals, a mineral exploration and development company focused on its mining projects in Cornwall, United Kingdom, to the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) under the ticker “CUSN” after it raised gross proceeds of £8.2 million through an oversubscribed placing.

A discovery of near-surface, high grade copper–tin mineralisation at the Company’s

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Darktrace to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Darktrace plc, the UK-based, leading autonomous cyber security AI company, has today reached a major milestone in its trajectory of rapid growth as it is admitted to the Premium Listing Segment of the Official List. It is trading on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange, having raised gross proceeds of £165m via a global share offer.  At the placing price of 250p per share, the company

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Wickes Group plc to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today, London Stock Exchange welcomes Wickes Group plc (“Wickes” or “the Group”) to the Premium Listing Segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange. 

This follows the de-merger of the Group from Travis Perkins plc. No new funds have been raised. Wickes’s ticker is WIX.L and its free float is 100%.

Significant shareholders incl

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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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London Stock Exchange welcomes Clarion Housing Group celebrating its sustainable bond issuance

Clarion Housing Group has today opened the market at London Stock Exchange via a virtual ceremony to mark the listing of its new £300m 1.25% 2032 Sustainable Bond on London Stock Exchange’s Sustainability Bond Market.

Clarion Housing Group is the largest provider of affordable housing in the UK, with around 125,000 properties and more than 350,000 residents. It is also a developer of

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Schroder British Opportunities Trust to the Premium Segment of the Main Market

Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by Schroders to celebrate the listing of the Schroder British Opportunities Trust plc.

It is a new investment trust focused on investing in the future growth of British Business, both public and private, while supporting UK employment in the current challenging market conditions.
 
The Trust seeks to invest in high-quality,

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London Stock Exchange welcomes BrandShield Systems Plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange welcomes BrandShield Systems Plc (“BrandShield” or the “Company”), a leading provider of cyber security solutions from brand protection to online threat hunting, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "BRSD".

BrandShield Systems has today completed the reverse takeover of Two Shields Investments plc ("Two Shields"),

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London Stock Exchange welcomes HSBC Global Asset Management to celebrate the listings of their suite of seven sustainable equity ETFs

Today London Stock Exchange markets were opened by HSBC Global Asset Management to celebrate the listings of their suite of seven Sustainable Equity ETFs.

HSBC Asia Pacific ex Japan Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Developed World Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Emerging Market Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Europe Sustainable Equity UCITS ETF
HSBC Japan

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London Stock Exchange Group Celebrates LSEG Foundation’s 10th Anniversary

Today, in addition to officially closing the celebration of LSEG Foundation's 10th Anniversary week, we are honouring our yearly Foundation Day. As part of the event, London Stock Exchange Group will donate the equivalent of two days’ trading fees from our markets, London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana and Turquoise to charity. Through LSEG Foundation, the funds raised will help support a wide

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Round Hill Music Fund Ltd. to the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market

Founded in 2010, Round Hill is a fully integrated owner and operator of music copyright properties and the seventh largest music publishing company in the US. Headquartered in New York with additional offices in Nashville, Los Angeles and London, Round Hill has an experienced management and investment team with an established reputation and extensive experience in the music and finance

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London Stock Exchange welcomes J.P. Morgan Asset Management to celebrate its new sustainable ETF

Today the London Stock Exchange markets were opened by J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) to celebrate the launch of JPMorgan Carbon Transition Global Equity UCITS ETF (ticker: JPCT), a sustainable ETF which offers core exposure to global equities with a low tracking error, compared to the MSCI World Index, and have a meaningful reduction in carbon intensity.

JPCT will track the

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes the Green Horizon Summit

The City of London Corporation opened London’s markets for trading today by welcoming global leaders from the private and public sectors to the Green Horizon Summit.

In partnership with the Green Finance Institute and the World Economic Forum, the Summit will set out what finance is doing and must do to meet the Paris goals of 1.5 degrees warming or less.

If COP21 set out what

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Barclays Celebrating its Green Bond issuance

Sasha Wiggins, Group Head of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility at Barclays this morning opened the market at London Stock Exchange in recognition of the listing of the bank’s second Green Bond. The bond was listed on Tuesday 3 November, raising £400m to support the development of Barclays’ Green Mortgages portfolio.

Commenting on the Green Bond issuance Sasha Wiggins, Group

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London Stock Exchange Welcomes Verici Dx plc to AIM


London Stock Exchange welcomes Verici Dx plc (‘Verici Dx’ or the ‘Company’), a developer of advanced clinical diagnostics for organ transplant, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "VRCI".

Verici Dx is an immuno-diagnostics development company, initially focused on the kidney transplantation market. The Company's kidney transplant

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London Stock Exchange welcomes SourceBio International plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes SourceBio International plc (‘SourceBio’ or the ‘Company’), a leading international provider of integrated state-of-the-art laboratory services and products, to celebrate the listing of the Company's public shares onto AIM, under the ticker "SBI".

SourceBio, employs approximately 235 employees across six sites globally, in the UK, Ireland and the

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Wheaton Precious Metals to the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. ("Wheaton" or the "Company") (LSE, NYSE, TSX: WPM), one of the world’s largest precious metals streaming companies, to trading on the Main Market.  Wheaton is the first company of its kind to join the bourse, offering investors with the upside associated with mining companies but with a much lower risk profile.  

The

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London Stock Exchange Group welcomes the launch of CASP (Catalyst After School Program)

The City of London Corporation, #Talkaboutblack and Diversity Project opened London’s markets for trading today, celebrating the launch of CASP (Catalyst After School Program). The pilot after-school program for socio-economically disadvantaged pupils was created in collaboration by The City of London Corporation, the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Diversity

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London Stock Exchange welcomes The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Green Bond to the Sustainable Bond Market

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission becomes first US muni to list green bonds on London Stock Exchange

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), a department of the City and County of San Francisco, launched the first US municipal green bond on London Stock Exchange.  
 
The SFPUC is a leader in US

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Kaspi.kz to the Main Market

Kaspi.kz, which operates the Kaspi.kz Super App, Kazakhstan’s most popular mobile app and the gateway to its market leading Payments, Marketplace and Fintech platforms, today celebrates its admission to the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market through trading on the International Order Book.  The company, trading under the ticker symbol KSPI.LI, achieved a market capitalisation of $6.5 billion

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London Stock Exchange welcomes SDIC Power Holdings Co., Ltd. to Shanghai – London Stock Connect

London Stock Exchange today welcomes SDIC Power Holdings, a leading power generation company in China, to open London’s markets for trading. The occasion marks the successful listing of the Company’s GDRs, utilising the Shanghai-London Stock Connect segment of the Exchange’s Main Market.

SDIC Power operates a diversified portfolio of projects across hydropower, coal-fired power, wind

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London Stock Exchange Welcomes Quikro, Tematica Research and HANetf Celebrating its Digital Infrastructure and Connectivity UCITS ETF

Europe’s first thematic ETF focusing exclusively on digital infrastructure and connectivity has listed on London Stock Exchange.

A first-to-market thematic ETF focusing on digital infrastructure and connectivity1 sponsored by Quikro will launch across Europe via the HANetf platform. The

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