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London Stock Exchange Might be Looking to Sell Borsa Italiana so it Can Complete Refinitiv Acquisition

The London Stock Exchange (LSE), which is based in the City of London, England and has a market cap of around $4.6 trillion, is reportedly looking into whether it should sell its Borsa Italiana business, so that it can appease certain European Union regulators, and… Read More

London Stock Exchange Pushes Deeper into Digital Assets with its SEDOL Masterfile Service Incorporating 169 Different Digital Assets

  The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is pushing further into blockchain by incorporating digital assets into its SEDOL Masterfile service, a global security identifier covering 100 million financial instruments. According to the LSEG, as of this week, SEDOL security identifiers have been assigned to 169… Read More

London Stock Exchange CEO to Take the Helm of Financial Conduct Authority

Nikhil Rathi has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Rathi is currently the Chief Executive of the London Stock Exchange and prior to that, he was the Director, Financial Services Group at HM Treasury. Rathi is expected… Read More

Fintech Primary Bid Issues Call to Allow Retail Investors to Purchase Shares in Companies Raising Discounted Capital Due to COVID-19

Fintech PrimaryBid has launched a call to action to empower “ordinary investors” to purchase shares in deeply discounted offerings. Earlier this month, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced a series of measures aimed at assisting companies to raise new share capital in response to… Read More

The London Stock Exchange Group-backed Fintech Nivaura Introduces its Highly-Anticipated Aurora Solution

The London Stock Exchange Group-backed Fintech firm Nivaura introduced its highly-anticipated product, Aurora, on February 14 to an audience of around 150 financial market professionals including Dealers, Issuers, IPAs, Exchanges, Rating Agencies and CSDs. Avtar Sehra, CEO and chief product architect at Nivaura, noted: “The… Read More

Shade: CEO of WeOwn Says London Stock Exchange Arrangement with PrimaryBid is “Too Little, Too Late”

Earlier this week, Crowdfund Insider covered the new partnership announced by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and PrimaryBid. The LSE is, of course, one of the largest traditional stock exchanges in the world with a history that dates back to 1571. Just this past week,… Read More

High Profile Blockchain Project Algorand Releases Big Upgrade, Partners with World Chess on STO

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Prominent blockchain group Algorand has announced an upgrade to its protocol that is said to significantly expand the range of decentralized applications and processes that can be built on the platform. The update expects to unlock the ability to develop scalable blockchain-native solutions for real-world… Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Solution Finablr Now Seeking to Raise $200 Million

Finablr, a global platform for payments and foreign exchange solutions, is reportedly seeking to raise $200 million as it prepares to list on the London Stock Exchange. Finablr describes itself as a global platform that brings together full-service Payments and Foreign Exchange solutions underpinned by… Read More

First: London Stock Exchange Collaborates on 20/30 Share Issuance for Blockchain based Security Tokens

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has collaborated on the first securities based on blockchain technology. The LSE is one of the largest regulated exchanges in the world and the second largest by volume operating in Europe (Euronext is first). A report in the Telegraph said… Read More

Blockchain Platform 20|30 to Test Issuance of Equity Tokens Under FCA Fintech Sandbox Guidance

Yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority announced the next cohort of firms to be accepted into its Fintech Sandbox program. Within this group is a good number of crypto / blockchain. One of these firms, 20|30, will commence test initial coin offerings that will be equity… Read More

SyndicateRoom Announces Support For Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC’s £100 Million IPO

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced on Monday it is set to support the IPO of Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust PLC (DSM) on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, which opens for investment today. SyndicateRoom has been appointed as a retail distribution agent for… Read More

SyndicateRoom Launches New Product “The WatchList” For AIM Investments

SyndicateRoom announced on Wednesday the launch of its new product, The WatchList, which reportedly gives its online investment platform users the opportunity to invest funds in a curated list of AIM-listed companies at a discount to their share price. The funding portal revealed it created the WatchList… Read More

Seedrs Funded Company FreeAgent Trades on London Stock Exchange’s AIM

  First Seedrs Crowdfunded Company to IPO Shares on Exchange as Platform Claims Best Month Ever FreeAgent (LSE: FREE), a company that raised capital on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, has listed its shares on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.  This IPO has provided early investors… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Have You “Herd” the One About the Stampede?

  Recently, two London School of Economics professors published this fascinating paper on equity crowdfunding. Some industry players were quick to suggest that it provided proof that all investors make informed decisions based on objective investment criteria. I take issue with those interpretations. Examining a few… Read More

Chapel Down Recognized in the London Stock Exchange’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” Report

Chapel Down Plc (EPIC: CDGP)has been announced as one of the London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report, in its third year, recognizes the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses. The company, which is considered to be the first… Read More

Brief: Funding Circle Raises £150M on its First Day Listing on London Stock Exchange

P2P lender Funding Circle‘s peer-to-peer trust raised £150M in London Stock Exchange listing yesterday, reported The Telegraph’s Rebecca Burn-Callander.  The Funding Circle SME Income fund allows the company’s pool of investors to buy shares in the vehicle, which then allocates loans to a portfolio of small businesses,… Read More

Funding Circle Plans London-listed Fund, Aims to Raise £150 Million

British peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle announced its plan to raise £150 million ($229 million) through the launch of a new London-listed fund that will provide loans to small businesses. Once launched, With its eyes set on listing on the London Stock Exchange, Funding Circle would become the… Read More

Victory Park Capital to List VPC Specialty Lending Investments on LSE

Peer to peer lending investor Victory Park Capital has filed a prospectus to list shares on the main exchange of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Victory Park has been aggressively investing in P2P assets having recently committed a solid $420 million to Funding Circle in… Read More

LendInvest, Prepare for Your Debut: World’s Largest Mortgage Crowdfunding Marketplace to List on the London Stock Exchange

LendInvest, the world’s largest peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate mortgages, will soon add a new home: the London Stock Exchange, along with planned growth into residential mortgages, writes the Financial Times. And when LendInvest lists on the stock exchange next year, it will be the… Read More

Cambridge-based SyndicateRoom Makes AIM History: Mill Residential REIT Lists on London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange has today seen its first “combined IPO”, after a company successfully floated with investment from both crowdfunding and institutional investors. The Mill Residential REIT invests in buy-to-let property and has listed on AIM with a market capitalization of £3.5million.  According to… Read More

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