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 Elixirr International plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Elixirr International plc, an established global award-winning management consultancy.

Elixirr announced that it is raising a total of £25.0 million with a market capitalisation on admission of £98.1 million. The placing will raise gross proceeds of £20.0 million for Elixirr which the company intends to use to accelerate its expansion into new mark

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London Stock Exchange welcomes The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan $1.75bn dual-tranche bond listing on the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan placing its US$500m 4.95% due July 2025 and US$1.25bn 5.85% due July 2030 dual-tranche benchmark Eurobonds to the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market. The deal was more than 6 times oversubscribed, receiving bids in excess of $6.25bn.

The Kingdom intends to use the net proceeds of the issue of the Notes to finan

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Pensana Rare Earths Plc to the Main Market

Today London Stock Exchange welcomes Pensana Rare Earths, a rare earth development company focused on supplying innovative NdPr solution to the green economy, as it lists on the standard segment of the London Stock Exchange's Main Market.

Renewable energy is set to play a significant role in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. With US$16 trillion of stimulus programmes drivi

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London Stock Exchange welcomes the Republic of Belarus Inaugural bond listing on the Main Market

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the Ministry of Finance, acting on behalf of the Republic of Belarus, placing its US$500m 5.875% due February 2026 and US$750m 6.378% due February 2031 dual-tranche benchmark Eurobonds. These are the first bonds issued by the Ministry of Finance to be admitted to London Stock Exchange. 

The Republic of Belarus, country in Eastern Europe, stand

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