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

i3 Energy

The aspiring North Sea oil and gas operator hopes to raise up to $50m and float on AIM in May.



This new investment trust plans to invest in private rental homes and hopes to offer a 6% dividend yield.


This is a holding company for three business operating in the clean technology sector, which hopes to list on AIM in May.

Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income Trust

The asset manager is to launch a new investment trust in May, holding between 40 and 45 investments.

Alfa Financial Software

Heading to London's Main Market is Alfa, which has a software platform used in the global asset finance industry. Media reports suggest the business could be valued at £800m.

AEW UK Long Lease REIT

Plans to invest in a range of real estate including leisure, hotels and student accommodation. Hopes to raise up to £150m and list in June.


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 2018, having postponed plans to list in 2017 in favour of proving up its asset base in order to get a higher valuation. It appears the JV asset is far less appealing to investors than originally thought as Harmony won't put the bulk of the large gold resource into the JV until White Rivers has completed a bankable feasibility study.


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.

Kuwait Energy

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

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.


The womenswear fashion retailer is rumoured to be considering an IPO on the London Stock Exchange this 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.

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