Tag Archive for 'London Stock Exchange'

Africa-focused Vivo Energy soars after £548m IPO on London SE

Africa’s £1.98 billion ($2.68bn) megalisting Vivo Energy (VVO) soared in its first 2 days of trading on the London Stock Exchange (dual-listed in Johannesburg ) on 10-11 May after a successful initial public offer (IPO) raised £548m.

London Stock Exchange appoints David Schwimmer as CEO

The London Stock Exchange has appointed 49-year-old David Schwimmer as its new CEO, starting on 1 August. He has been working for investment bank Goldman Sachs for the last 20 years

UK regulator accused of dropping standards to woo $2 trillion listing

Investor institutions are protesting moves by UK capital-markets regulator, Financial Conduct Authority, to alter listing standards to accommodate a potential $2 trillion listing of Aramco on the London Stock Exchange, the world’s biggest listing.

London Stock Exchange £24.5bn merger with Deutsche Börse in doubt

There is doubt on a £24.5bn merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse after European Commission demand that LSE sell a 60% stake in platform MTS.

London Stock Exchange allowed to give Hong Kong brokers direct access

The London Stock Exchange has a licence from Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission so Hong Kong stockbrokers can join as direct members and trade in LSE-listed stocks and bonds.

London Stock Exchange offering to Africa

According to London Stock Exchange, there are 115 listings of companies focused on sub-Saharan African markets including 26 on the Main Market and 84 on AIM, the growth market.

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange: 8 weeks to launch new African trading system and CSD

After a high-speed 8 weeks installation, Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) successfully “went live” on 27 June with an integrated trading system and clearing and settlement technology supplied by South Africa’s Securities and Trading Technology (STT).

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange chief opens trading on the London Stock Exchange

The CEO of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange opened trading on the London Stock Exchange on 27 Jan alongside UK Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP. LSE Group signed a MoU with the Department for International Development to work on capital markets development across sub-Saharan Africa.

World Federation of Exchanges moving to London

London’s role as the world centre for securities exchanges and finance got a further boost last night (29 October) when the World Federation of Exchanges voted to move its headquarters to London from Paris before the end of this year.

Good news for investors on London’s AIM mid-cap market

Fortunes improved for investors in companies on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) market, according to a report by Deloitte examining listings and de-listings for 11 months to November.