200 companies from the Asia-Pacific region.
200 companies from the Asia-Pacific region. For the biggest companies exists the Premium Listed Main Market. This operates a Super Equivalence method where conditions of both the UK Listing Authority as well as London Stock Exchange’s own criteria have to be met. The largest IPO on the Exchange was completed in May 2011 by Glencore International plc. The company raised $10 billion at admission, making it one of the largest IPOs ever. In terms of smaller SME’s the Stock Exchange operates
the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). For
the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). For international companies that fall outside of the EU, it operates the Depository Receipt (DR) scheme as a way of listing and raising capital. Amongst the benefits of joining one of the Exchanges markets are: Providing access to capital for growth and raise finance for further development Both broadening the shareholder base and creating a market for the company’s share Placing an objective market value on the company’s business