Compare markets for listing equity

London Stock Exchange offers a choice of markets for listing equity

Our Main Market is one of the world's most international and diverse capital markets. There are three different segments of the Main Market: Premium, Standard and High Growth Segment, each tailored to different capital raising requirements.

AIM is a platform for small and medium size growth companies in need of access to capital to realise their growth and innovation potential. Growing companies from around the world and at different stages of development can join AIM.

Use the comparison table below to see what route to market is best for your company.

Find out which market best suits your needs

  AIM High Growth Segment Standard Main Market Premium Main Market
Domicile Any UK or EEA incorporated Any Any
Admission AIM admission document and Nominated Adviser declaration of suitability Eligibility Letter to London Stock Exchange under HGS rules and prospectus to FCA Prospectus to FCA Prospectus and Eligibility letter to FCA under Listing Rules
Adviser Nominated Adviser at all times Key Adviser at admission and to seek advice for certain events n/a Listing Sponsor at admission and for transactions
Minimum free float Part of Nominated Adviser assessment of appropriateness 10% with a minimum value of £30m 10% 10%
Revenue criteria n/a 20% CAGR in revenues over 3 year period n/a 75% of business supported by revenue earning record of 3 years

Find out more about our markets


The world’s leading growth market



High Growth Segment

Designed for innovative, high growth companies allowing additional flexibilities


Standard Main Market

Core European listing standards for international issuers


Premium Main Market

The highest listing standards for the world’s leading companies with potential to join the FTSE UK Index Series

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