27 Jun
Allied Irish Banks surges in market debut
allied irish bank

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
Canary Wharf and the O2, London Docklands; markets, finance, City

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
London Stock Exchange AIM LSE shares

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
Cigarettes, tobacco, smoking

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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15 Jun
Fast-growing fast-fashion firm Quiz floats on AIM
fashion clothing quiz

Scottish 'fast fashion' retailer Quiz Group has announced retail guru Peter Cowgill as its new chairman ahead of a planned float on AIM, looking to capitalise on the popularity among investors for the likes of Asos and Boohoo.

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15 Jun
Europe open: Traders warily eyeing Brent futures, bond market

European stocks have started on a down note with traders keeping one eye on the slide in crude oil futures towards a key price level and the other on the flattening interest rate curve Stateside in the wake of Wednesday night's US central bank policy decisions.

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13 Jun
Residential Secure Income announces intention to float

Residential Secure Income has announced its intention to raise up to £300m as it floats on the London Stock Exchange.

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05 Jun
Russia's Polyus Gold eyes London return and top-four status
Gold bars

Russia's largest gold miner Polyus Gold has announced its return to the London Stock Exchange after delisting in 2015 amid sanctions imposed by the West over Russia's annexation of Crimea.

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17 May
Spinnaker cash shell floats with bulging board to target energy sector
Oil mining

Cash shell Spinnaker Opportunities has floated on the full list of the London Stock Exchange with a £1. 2m fundraising to help it find opportunity in the energy and industrial sectors.

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10 May
Pret a Manger eyes Wall Street IPO later in 2017
veggie pret a manger

Pret a Manger is gearing up for a US flotation later this year with the appointment of a cabal of Wall Street investment banks, according to reports.

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03 May
Kuwait Energy plots LSE listing to finance Iraq investment

Kuwait Energy announced its intention to float in London to raise $150m to finance its bid to become the leading independent oil and gas exploration company in the MENA region.

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28 Apr
Barclays first quarter profits soar to £1.68bn
Barclays bank London

First quarter pre-tax profits at Barclays more than doubled to £1. 68bn from £793m, beating analysts expectations as the bank said its restructuring plan was nearly complete.

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26 Apr
AIB fined over €2.0m ahead of stock market debut

Allied Irish Banks has been hit with a €2. 225m fine by the Irish Central Bank with the state-owned bank’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange just weeks away.

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11 Apr
Altice US files for IPO

Altice US, which acquired Cablevision Systems last year and Suddenlink in 2015, has filed for an initial public offering.

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30 Mar
HSBC named as international adviser for Saudi Aramco IPO
BP, oil, gas

The world's largest corporate formally appointed its international advisers as it made preparations for its market debut.

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29 Mar
Buzzfeed reportedly preparing for 2018 IPO

Digital news site Buzzfeed is making initial plans to float itself on the stock market as early as 2018, according to several reports on Wednesday.

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23 Mar
Eddie Stobart Logistics plans AIM float to accelerate growth
Stobart, transportation

Eddie Stobart Logistics has confirmed it plans to float on London's junior market next month to raise £130m to accelerate organic growth and make acquisitions.

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20 Mar
Downing announces launch of Micro-Cap Investment Trust

Downing announced plans to launch a new investment trust focused on the UK micro-cap space, which some analysts hailed as a potentially useful addition to the sector.

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17 Mar
Mulesoft kicks higher on IPO debut

Mulesoft, the provider of cloud-based business software, enjoyed a strong Wall Street debut on Friday, with its stock kicking more than 45% higher in opening hours.

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10 Mar
AirBnB raises $1bn in funding amid reports of IPO preparations
Oficinas de Airbnb

Home-sharing startup AirBnB has closed its latest round of funding, taking in a cool $1bn from investors as speculation grows as to whether the company will seek to go public in the near future.

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