Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomed the listing of Asia’s first infrastructure project finance securitisation notes, marking the debut of a new asset class to facilitate institutional investor access to infrastructure debt in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
There has been further growth in new listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE), with 338 newly listed securities during the first half of 2018.
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has completed its acquisition of the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX). Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
By Fiona Le Poidevin, TISE – There were 705 new listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) during 2017, which was an increase of 40 per cent on the previous year. In the first quarter of 2018, there was a 16.5 per cent rise year on year in new business, which took the total number of listed securities on the Exchange to 2,606 at the end of March 2018. These listings comprise a mix of equity and debt being issued by operating companies and nearly 400 securities issued by investment vehicles, including open and closed-ended funds and more than a quarter of all HMRC approved Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
The London office of international law firm Winston & Strawn represented Mind Gym PLC on its GBP145 million listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
The pan-European exchange Euronext has announced that its trading platform Optiq is now live on cash markets, including equities, structured products, ETFs and fixed income.
Cboe Global Markets is planning to establish a new venue in Amsterdam to ensure the company is well-positioned to continue to serve its customers across Europe from April 2019, after the UK's planned exit from the European Union (EU).
A GBP3.5 billion debt issuance from sports betting and gaming giant GVC Group has become the first listing on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) to be sponsored by one of its Isle of Man based member firms.
Nasdaq has seen a total of 151 new listings in the first six months of 2018 – including 93 initial public offerings (IPOs), raising a total of approximately USD15 billion in the US market.
GMEX Group, a provider of multi-asset exchange trading, post trade business solutions and technology, has taken a leading role in the initial consortium to launch the Mauritius International Derivatives and Commodities Exchange (MINDEX), through the GMEX Market Advancement Programme (GMEX MAP).