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What are the benefits of being a public company?

 

  • Raise capital for growth both at time of admission and through further capital raisings
  • Create a market for your company’s shares, broadening your company’s shareholder base
  • Establish an objective market value for your company
  • Encourage employee commitment and long-term motivation with share schemes
  • Use quoted shares as acquisition currency
  • Create a heightened public profile and credibility
  • Provide liquidity in your company’s shares

Why choose London Stock Exchange?

 

  • Access the deepest pool of international capital in the world
  • High quality advisory community and sell-side research coverage
  • Respected, balanced and fair regulatory environment and legal framework
  • Resilient market technology and world-class market surveillance
  • Proven levels of sustained liquidity in a central time zone
  • Multiple routes to market to suit different types of issuer and different funding routes
  • A global hub for sustainable finance with a green economy classification for its equity issuers 

     

     

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Take our quick online assessment to find out how London Stock Exchange can support you through your next phase of expansion.

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Trident Resources plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Trident Resources (soon to be Trident Royalties), a new growth-focused mining royalty and streaming company, to AIM.

Trident plans to rapidly establish itself as a diversified mining royalty and streaming company by constructing a portfolio to broadly mirror the commodity exposure of the global mining sector, with a bias towards production or near-

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London Stock Exchange today welcomes Diversified Gas and Oil

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Diversified Gas and Oil (“DGO” or the “Company”) to the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange Main Market following the completion of its transition from the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”).

Since its initial IPO on AIM in February 2017, DGO has grown its portfolio of stable, primarily natural gas producing assets and complementary mid

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London Stock Exchange welcomes INSPECS Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Inspecs, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of eyewear frames to global retail chains, as the Company becomes the first IPO of 2020 to raise money on AIM.

The Company has successfully raised £94.0 million through a placing and subscription, giving it a market capitalisation on Admission of £138.0 million. The gross proceeds for the Co

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Haynes Publishing Group celebrates 40 years as a listed company

For close to 60 years Haynes manuals have supplied independent automotive expertise and practical knowledge to motorists. More recently, through HaynesPro and OATS, we also serve the professional automotive aftermarket and lubricants industry via our market-leading solutions ‘WorkshopData’ and ‘FUSiON Portal’.

Our experience has given Haynes a deep understanding of our partners evolvi

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Head of UK Primary Markets and AIM

 

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Head of International Business Development

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Charlie Walker

Head of Equity Primary Markets

 

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