FCA to supervise IPO allocations
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority will look over some banks' shoulders to make sure they are allocating IPOs fairly and is trying to get league table providers to reduce incentives for banks to engage in 'league table trades' in the equity blocks market. [
When do you go for an IPO?
The CEO of Pure Storage offers advice on timing a public offering, based on his own experience of IPOs.
Growth: How unicorns do it
"Unicorns" - private, venture-backed start-ups valued at a billion dollars or more - seem to be growing faster than ever. But that's no guarantee of success, new research by the consultancy firm Play Bigger suggests.
Articles and books in the Library collection
Tell me the story
Accountancy, Vol.147 No.1413 May 2011, pp.98-99
Explains what makes a good flotation candidate and how AIM has become a more attractive exchange since the 2008 financial crisis.
A practitioner's guide to the FCA listing regime
Sweet & Maxwell, annual
Practical guide to the eligibility criteria and continuing obligations for listing on the London Stock Exchange. Includes the latest disclosure requirements.
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