Please note that these listing rules are only a summary and it is important to understand that there are other ‘unwritten’ listing rules and requirements as well which are not published by the London Stock Exchange. As such, the rules and requirements provided herein are a summary of the written London Stock Exchange listing requirements and should only be relied upon in conjunction with a specialized London Stock Exchange Main Market listing partner like GPP and its law firms.
In Europe, there are two types of capital stock markets:
1. EU-regulated markets and;
2. Markets regulated by the stock exchanges.
The London Stock Exchange Main Market Standard is a EU Regulated Market.
Listing and Ongoing Requirements Summary
Please note that the rest of this document includes only the general issuer qualification requirements, not the technical requirements, which are considered proprietary property of our firm. This document is only a guideline and listing requirements are subject to change without notice.
The following are the general requirements for listing the Issuer on the Main Market Standard segment of the London Stock Exchange Regulated Market (EU Regulated Market), hereinafter “London Stock Exchange”
• Audited financials (National GAAP or IAS/IFRS US-GAAP, et. al.), prepared locally, for the year prior three years, or less if the company is not three years old;
• Approved Prospectus
• Other listing documents, forms and requirements.
• Our lawyers conducts all of our listings and prospectuses preparation and approval processes.
The London Stock Exchange Main Market Standard segment approval process is performed on a case-by-case basis and, as such:
• Companies should have strong 5-year revenue and net profit growth prospects;
• Companies should be operating in an industry that has strong growth prospects;
• Companies should have a presentable website, business plan and other corporate documents which present the company in the most favorable light possible.
• Companies must be real operating companies. o Companies should always put its best foot forward, not only for the exchange, but also for potential investors;
Estimated Time to Listing—Approximately 5 to 6 months.