By Fiona Le Poidevin, TISE – There were 705 new listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) during 2017, which was an increase of 40 per cent on the previous year. In the first quarter of 2018, there was a 16.5 per cent rise year on year in new business, which took the total number of listed securities on the Exchange to 2,606 at the end of March 2018. These listings comprise a mix of equity and debt being issued by operating companies and nearly 400 securities issued by investment vehicles, including open and closed-ended funds and more than a quarter of all HMRC approved Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Law firm Paul Hastings has advised Redsun Properties Group Limited, a property developer in Jiangsu Province, China, on its USD234 million global offering and IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Eurocommercial Properties (ECMPA), a retail property investment company, has begun trading on Euronext Brussels.
Tritax, the investment manager of Tritax Big Box REIT, is exploring the launch of a new UK investment trust focused on investing in the Continental European logistics market through an Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange.
Private equity real estate investor Henley is leading a consortium of real estate investment management groups in providing the financial backing to launch the International Property Securities Exchange (IPSX) later this year.
Urban Exposure, a pure-play, non-bank property development finance firm, has begun trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of GBP165 million having raised GBP150 million – the most capital raised in an AIM IPO this year.
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Aquis Technologies, the financial and regulatory technologies services arm of Aquis Exchange, has been appointed to supply trading technology to Estates and Infrastructure Exchange (EIE).
Retail Estates, a real estate specialising in out-of-town retail property, has begun trading on Euronext Amsterdam.
Chinese real estate developer Chengdu Xingcheng Investment Group has issued its first mid-term senior unsecured Eurobonds on the China Europe International Exchange (CEINEX) market place in Frankfurt.