IPOs

All the essential UK stock market IPO news in a single place. 



Charter Court

The retail mortgage lender and savings provider hopes to raise £20m and float on London's Main Market very soon.


OnTheMarket

The online property portal hopes to raise £50m and join AIM very soon, spending the money on advertising to try and take market share from Rightmove and Zoopla.


 

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

The fund hopes to invest in song rights. It is targeting 6.5% dividend yield. Its IPO has now been delayed three times while potential cornerstone investors undertake due diligence.


Curzon Energy

The company is buying coalbed methane gas assets in the US and plans to list on London's Main Market very soon.


O2

The telecoms provider is widely rumoured to be preparing to join the UK stock market, potentially letting retail investors buy shares at the IPO price.


BGL

The brains behind the loveable meerkat commercials is rumoured to be looking at an IPO on the London market. Insurance group BGL owns the Compare The Market price comparison website, which could be valued at more than £1bn.


NanoFlowcell

Electric car manufacturer nanoFlowcell has confirmed plans to float in 2017.


City Pub Company

The entrepreneurs who sold their previous business Capital Pub to Greene King for £93m are set to bring their latest venture, City Pub Company, to AIM in 2017.


Vue Cinemas

British cinema chain widely tipped to be floating in London this year.


Sky Betting

Private equity group CVC could push for a London IPO as a way of selling its 20% stake in the gambling business, but this is all speculation at present.


OneFoods

BRF, one of the world's largest food companies, has confirmed a London IPO is one option being considered for its halal chicken business.


Aurum

Reports suggest private equity owner Apollo is considering an IPO for Aurum which is best known as the owner of high street jeweller Goldsmiths.


Logicor

Private equity group Blackstone will float £11bn warehouse business Logicor on the London market this year, according to reports.


Bakkavor

Microwave meals group Bakkavor could join the London market soon, rumours suggest. It also supplies fresh goods to supermarkets.


SuperAwesome

This London tech business is rumoured to considering an IPO in London this year. It helps brands such as Lego to comply with rules on advertising to children online.


Hybrid Air Vehicles

A stock market float could be on the cards in 2017 or 2018 for the British airship manufacturer, claim media reports.


Charter Court Financial Services

The UK-based mortgage lender has appointed advisers to prepare for a stock market float later in 2017.


AppBox Media

UK-based mobile apps and video games developer says it will look to float in London or the US Nasdaq market next year.


En+ Group

There is speculation that Russian resources business En+ is preparing to list in London. Its principal focus is energy and aluminium production.


M7

The retail, office and industrial properties manager has appointed advisers to potentially undertake an IPO later this year, according to media reports.


White Rivers Exploration 

Has a joint venture in South Africa with Harmony on ones of the world's largest undeveloped gold mines. London IPO plans have been pushed back to 2018.


GEMS Education

The Dubai-based private school operator is rumoured to be eyeing a London IPO in 2018 with a speculated $4bn valuation.


Simit Sarayi

The Turkish simit bread seller is reported to be lining up a London listing in 2018.


Arqiva

The owner of thousands of British mobile phone masts could list in London next year, media reports suggest. A £6bn valuation has been speculated.


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