London to modernise its listing rules as attractiveness stumbles

Hill report calls for cut in free float to 15%

Pedro Gonçalves
Major changes are being recommended to make London's listings regime more appealing to companies

Major changes are being recommended to make London's listings regime more appealing to companies

The UK will ease its listing rules to encourage firms to choose the UK over rivals in the US and Europe as the Government tries to carve out a role for the City of London after Brexit.

Under the recommendations of the review led by Lord Hill, former EU financial services commissioner, company founders would be able to maintain control over their companies even after listing them on an...

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