Main Market

Access Europe's deepest pool of capital through our most international and diverse capital market

  • Our Main Market is a world leading market for the admission and trading of equity, debt and other securities. Its location at the heart of the world’s pre-eminent financial centre makes it the ideal home to more than 1,000 companies from 100 countries, including many of the world’s largest, most successful and dynamic companies.
  • Underpinned by London’s balanced and globally respected standards of regulation and corporate governance, the Main Market represents a badge of quality for every company admitted to and traded on it, and admission remains an aspiration for many companies worldwide.

 

Main Market at a glance

  • 1100+: Our Main Market is home to around 1,100 companies with a combined market cap of £3 trillion.
  • £160bn+: In the past five years alone, 555 companies have raised over £160bn on our Main Market segments.
  • £208m: The average amount of money raised at IPO over the past five years.
  • £4.5bn: Last year, the daily volume of trades of Main Market companies averaged £4.5bn.

Our Main Market segments

There are four segments within the Main Market, each fulfilling different issuer requirements.

Main Market - Premium Segment

The highest listing standards for the world’s leading companies

 

 

Main Market - Standard Segment

Core European listing standards for equity and GDR issuers

 

 

Main Market - High Growth Segment

launch pad for growth businesses on their journey to the Premium Segment.

 

Main Market - Specialist Fund Segment

Designed for investment funds that wish to target institutional investors or professionally advised investors only.

Find out about companies we have welcomed to our markets

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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

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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 placemen

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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 disab

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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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