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Capital markets and investment

Accessing global equity and debt, IPOs, infrastructure and project finance.



Expanding the UK government's corporate finance expertise

Treasury subsidiary UK Government Investments is an advisory body that deploys a finance, governance, law, accounting and education skillset based on public and private sector experience, to advise government departments on complex aspects of corporate finance, governance, asset realisation and, more recently, contingent liabilities. CEO Charles Donald talks about its work.

Darktrace IPO

Darktrace is a cutting-edge start-up that has used artificial intelligence and machine learning to stay one step ahead of cybercrime. How has it arrived on the LSE’s Main Market?

Making sure your IT delivers

For companies looking to list or those listed that are undertaking major acquisitions and divestments, ensuring IT will deliver on the increasing requirements for financial position and prospects procedures is a crucial consideration.

Analysis and trends

Sovereign wealth funds

At the end of last year, there were 95 active sovereign wealth funds managing a combined $9trn of assets worldwide – an 8% increase on 2019. They make large investments in tech, services and life sciences, and they’re UK targeting trophy assets. David Prosser reports.

Modernising London's listing rules

The recent review of the UK Listings Regime by Lord Hill proposed a number of major changes that might increase the attractiveness of London listings. Nicholas Neveling spoke to expert Corporate Finance Faculty members about the potential new rules.

Perspective on prospectus rules

The updated EU-wide Prospectus Regulation came into force in July 2019. How many of the rules the UK retains post-Brexit, however, remains to be seen. Christine Phillips outlines the key changes writing for the Corporate Finance Faculty.

Future IPO analysis

Expected growth in emerging market exchanges has been reined in, according to a survey of global executives’ expectations by the Economist Intelligence Unit and PwC. Are developed market exchanges more resilient than we thought?

Corporate Finance Faculty Tree

Corporate Finance Technical Releases

A listing of Technical Releases published by the Corporate Finance Faculty, including:
Guidance for preparers of prospective financial information - a preparation framework for financial forecasts or projections, including forecasts prepared for public and private market finance-raising.