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Can London stock market shake off dinosaur image to boldly go?
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Can London stock market shake off dinosaur image to boldly go?

London’s stock market is facing a barrage of criticism, with global investors likening it to a “global backwater” struggling to attract and retain growth companies that excite investors and are building the 21st-century economy. However, after a surge of stock flotations in 2021, including cutting-edge firms such as Oxford Nanopore, and new listing rules, London’s status...

Private members’ club Soho House plans to float on NYSE
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Private members’ club Soho House plans to float on NYSE

Soho House is to float on the New York Stock Exchange at a potential valuation of $3bn (£2.2bn), as the private members’ club seeks to take advantage of a post-pandemic global business recovery. The company – which owns 28 Soho Houses worldwide and a clutch of other businesses including Soho Works, Soho Home, The Ned...

MusicMagpie plans £208m flotation on London stock market
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MusicMagpie plans £208m flotation on London stock market

MusicMagpie, the online reseller that specialises in secondhand tech such as smartphones and games consoles, has announced plans for a £208m flotation. The initial public offering of MusicMagpie, which was founded in Stockport in 2007 and also has operations in the US under the Decluttr brand, is expected to raise £95m for selling shareholders. After the listing...

A 2021 market boom would be welcome, but there will still be plenty of losers
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A 2021 market boom would be welcome, but there will still be plenty of losers

When the prime minister announced, in the last week of October, a second national lockdown in England, the best thing to do, it turns out, was to buy shares in pub companies, airlines, gyms, retailers and restaurant operators – in other words, those businesses that were about to get clobbered again. No stock-picking skill was...