London Stock Exchange Proposes Special Listing To Attract Tech Firms

The logo of London Stock Exchange at the London headquarters.

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has proposed a special listing that may blur the line between private and public companies. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal, private companies would allowed to trade their shares publicly on some days.

This decision comes in the wake of Brexit to attract fast growing technology firms to list in Britain.

Private shares would trade publicly between one and five days in each trading window, once a month or quarter, or every six months. Furthermore, the companies would not be subject to the same amount of regulatory oversight as a full listed company. In the past, this has made it difficult for companies to list their shares.

A LSEG spokesperson said: "LSEG agree there is potential for additional routes to market to support the ...

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