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

M&G Prudential

Prudential is to demerge its UK business as a separately-listed company called M&G Prudential. Further details about the spin-off will be released later this year.


Ventilation systems manufacturer Titon plans to float on AIM on 10 December.

Panoply Holdings

Panoply, the parent company of a digitally native technology services group, plans to float on AIM in late November.

Azalea Energy

The oil and gas production company has previously said it will float on AIM on 29 October, but has not provided an update to the market.


Broker FinnCap plans to acquire Cavendish Corporate Finance and float on AIM in early December.

Blue Ocean Maritime Income

Closed-ended company Blue Ocean Maritime Income plans to raise $250m, but has postponed its debut on the London Stock Exchange from late October.

Path Investments

Path Investments, an oil and gas firm that focuses on acquiring assets, said it plans to float on AIM in late October. No update has been provided to the market on the delay.

Green Man Gaming

Online video games retailer Green Man Gaming is planning to float on AIM.

AJ Bell

The investment platform provider and owner of Shares magazine says it is considering an IPO in late 2018 or early 2019. Should it proceed, there will be a retail share offer exclusively for AJ Bell customers who will be able to apply for shares before they start trading on the open market.


The University of Bradford spin-out oncology company is hoping to float on AIM soon.


The small cap hopes to join AIM in late November. It has an advanced stage phosphate project in South Africa and its CEO Ian Harebottle is best known for previously running Gemfields.


The food delivery platform is considering a stock market flotation in London or New York, according to media reports.

VPS Healthcare

Reports suggest the Middle Eastern hospital manager is considering a London listing. It is a rival to FTSE 100 business NMC Health.

Standard Profil

There is speculation that auto parts maker Standard Profil could float in London.

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