Nasdaq executive: We are in talks with many UK firms seeking listings - reports

Global head of listings Karen Snow

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A number of British companies are considering listing in New York, a senior Nasdaq executive has said, adding to pressure on the London market to make itself an attractive place to list.

Speaking to Radio 4's Today programme, as cited in The Times, Nasdaq's global head of listings Karen Snow said higher valuations and deeper liquidity are on offer in the US. Snow said "we are having a lot of conversations with companies about listing in the US", which she said is "known for having the deepest pool of liquidity and the most transparent marketplace and really the best place to raise capital". Deep Dive: Can the UK be an IPO hub? She also referred to "valuation disparities" as "a very important component and consideration when companies are looking at dual listing or ...

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