A member firm can elect to register as a market maker in one or more securities but must be able to meet the obligations that are associated with the role. A basic requirement is for a market maker to make prices and deal either on the order book, off the order book or both.
The trading system's functionality determines some of the minimum requirements for a market maker, such as the minimum size of the quote.
Not every listing on the public markets has the aim of raising fresh capital. For fast-growing international technology company Wise, its Direct Listing on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange provides a way to broaden its ownership while remaining focused on its mission. Co-founder and CEO Kristo Käärmann explains their novel thinking and approach.
Founded in Denmark in 2007, Trustpilot has developed into a global review platform with a mission to create a universal symbol of trust. Joining the premium segment of London’s Main Market, with its high standards of regulation and corporate governance, was an obvious choice for the first Danish tech unicorn to list in London.
Group Head of Securities Trading & CEO Turquoise Global Holdings
The world trades in London
In the time zone that is central to the global business day, London’s role in global finance has always been pivotal. And at London’s heart is London Stock Exchange, which for centuries has provided choice and liquidity for investors and traders