12 Sep
City of London Corporation backs new rules to lure Saudi Aramco mega float to London
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The City of London Corporation has "no problem" with the new listing rules put forward by the Financial Conduct authority in an effort to lure the Saudi Aramco mega-float to London, despite opposition from other major bodies.

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11 Sep
BP to float BP Midstream Partners pipeline business by end of 2017
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BP has hired a trio of investment banks to float its Houston-headquartered pipelines business on the New York Stock Exchange before the end of the year.

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07 Sep
CEO of Hong Kong stock market vows to continue talks with Saudi Aramco
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Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing chief executive Charles Li pledged to continue talks with Saudi Aramco to woo the oil major to its trading venue, particularly now given the bourse’s planned IPO investment link with China.

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04 Sep
Destiny floats on AIM to pursue antibiotic resistance challenge
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Destiny Pharma received a warm welcome when it became the second biotech to float in the UK this year, joining London's AIM junior market on Monday after raising £15. 3m to develop its products aimed to tackle anti-microbial resistance.

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31 Aug
AppScatter drums up funds ahead of IPO next week
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AppScatter Group, a mobile app distribution platform, has attracted up £9m of new funds ahead of a flotation on the London Stock Exchange's AIM next week.

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25 Aug
Aston Martin accelerates into third consecutive quarterly profit, eyes IPO

Aston Martin posted its third consecutive quarterly profit thanks to strong demand for its new DB11 grand tourer and a 67% increase in overall deliveries.

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22 Aug
Warehouse REIT chases £150m through AIM flotation
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The newly incorporated closed-ended investment company, Warehouse REIT announced on Monday it was seeking to raise £150m through a placing and flotation on London's AIM market.

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18 Aug
AppScatter eyes IPO in early September
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AppScatter Group, a mobile app distribution and management platform, is drumming up institutional investor support for a flotation on London's AIM market in early September.

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17 Aug
Former Netflix executive proposes $9.95 per month subscription for daily cinema access

A new startup helmed by Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe has proposed an interesting method designed to get more people patronising movie theatres.

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11 Aug
New York favoured option for foreign listing of Saudi Aramco

New York is likely to be the favoured option for the foreign listing of the state oil giant Saudi Aramco, not London or Hong Kong.

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04 Aug
Gordon Dadds reverses onto AIM with mission to consolidate UK legal market
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Gordon Dadds has reversed into Work Group on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and raised £20m as it looks to take part in the consolidation trend in the legal services market.

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04 Aug
OnTheMarket to float on the AIM market
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Property portal OnTheMarket plans to float on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange as it looks to raise roughly £50m of new equity capital to fund growth.

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20 Jul
Greencoat Renewables blows away fundraising target in dual listing
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Renewable energy investment group Greencoat Renewables increased the funds raised in its initial public offering in London and Dublin to €270m from €250m on the back of "heavy demand”.

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13 Jul
Micro Focus share price drop is an opportunity, Barclays says
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Barclays believes recent share price weakness in Micro Focus is an opportunity.

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13 Jul
FCA proposes new listing category to accommodate Saudi Aramco IPO
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The UK's financial watchdog has proposed creating a new kind of listing category in order to cling the initial public offering of the world's largest petrochemicals company, Saudi Aramco.

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04 Jul
European IPO market grows 43% in second quarter
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The second quarter of 2017 saw the European IPO market grow 43% in comparison with the same quarter in 2016, according to professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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27 Jun
Allied Irish Banks surges in market debut
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Shares in Allied Irish Banks opened more than 8% higher in their trading debut on Tuesday, after the government, which owns 99. 9% of the bank, sold a 25% interest.

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22 Jun
Tatton Asset Management announces placing, intention to float
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Tatton Asset Management announced the results of two placings with institutional investors and its intention to list on the AIM market.

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21 Jun
GYG announces intention to float on AIM
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Ahead of its initial public offering, GYG, a superyacht painting supply and maintenance company with revenues of €54. 6m in fiscal year 2016, announced it had priced its shares at 100. 0p.

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16 Jun
Number of UK smokers falls even as e-cigarettes gain in popularity
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A report from the Office for National Statistics revealed a marked decrease in the number of adult smokers last year even as demand for e-cigarettes increased.

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