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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 

     

     

Take your next funding step

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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Marcus Stuttard

Head of UK Primary Markets and AIM

 

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Head of International Business Development

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Head of Equity Primary Markets

 

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