FCA reforms UK listing regime to seek to attract dual-class share structures to London
06 December 2021
The overhaul of the UK listing regime recommended in Lord Hill’s Review of the Listing Regime and Ron Kalifa’s Review of UK Fintech aims to attract the most innovative and successful tech companies to London and create a desirable environment for issuers and investors alike.
Change is considered necessary against a backdrop of some UK life sciences and tech companies choosing to list elsewhere than in London. The recommendations aim to make the London market more competitive on the international stage while retaining the high standards of governance and shareholder protection associated with a London premium listing of shares.
In this article, we take a look at the key changes.