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Personal health company Integumen is expected to float on the stock market on 5 April. It owns businesses in the areas of skin, oral and wound care.


OptiBiotix Health is to spin off its majority-owned subsidiary SkinBioTherapeutics to become a separately-listed business on AIM later in March.

Downing Strategic Micro-Cap

Downing is to launch a new investment trust which will invest in between 12 and 18 companies worth less than £150m each. It floats on 9 May.

Kuwait Energy

The oil and gas firm is rumoured to be preparing to join the UK stock market, potentially commanding a $1bn valuation.

BioPharma Credit

The investment company hopes to raise at least $300m and list in London. It is targeting 7% dividend yield generated by assets in the life sciences industry.

Tufton Oceanic Assets

Tufton Oceanic Assets is hoping to raise $150m to invest in second hand ships. It hints at paying a high dividend yield and floats on 3 April.


The business hopes to raise £200m to invest in UK commercial property assets. It plans to float on the Main Market in late February.

Saffron Energy

This will be an AIM-quoted business holding Italian natural gas production assets set to be demerged from Australia-listed Po Valley Energy. Flotation date is 24 February.

Anglo African Oil & Gas

Formerly called Namibian Resources before it delisted from AIM in June 2016, this business hopes to buy a producing oil project and rejoin AIM in March.

Impact Healthcare

Residential care home investor hopes to float on London's Main Market on 7 March. It hopes to raise £160m to buy up to 59 care homes.


Myclubbetting.com is to float on London's Main Market by reversing into cash shell Papillon.


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.

Shefa Yamim

The Israeli diamond miner is understood to be making preparations to float on AIM.

White Rivers Exploration

Has a joint venture in South Africa with Harmony on ones of the world's largest undeveloped gold mines. Plans to list in London in early 2017.


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.


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.

Lucapa Diamond

Angola-focused miner is understood to be getting ready to join AIM in early to mid-2017.

Vue Cinemas

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

Crawford Healthcare

Wound care group rumoured to be considering an IPO.

IMG Worlds

Indoor theme park operator is expected to float on a stock market this year, potentially choosing London for its listing.

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.


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


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


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


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


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.

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