LSE steps up effort to attract Chinese IPOs

The London Stock Exchange is lobbying Greater China firms from the new energy and TMT sectors but there are concerns.

The London Stock Exchange is actively lobbying Greater China firms from the new energy and TMT sectors for IPOs but concerns remain about such listings.

Seven Chinese companies have so far listed on the main board of the LSE and 52 from the country have listed on AIM, the alternative investment market established in 1995 as a vehicle for small, high-growth companies.

London has succeeded in luring such IPOs due to its strength as a major global financial center and as the gateway to the other European capital markets.

More companies in Greater China will list in London in the next...

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