Euronext UK Markets Limited received FCA approval for RIE status

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London – 4 June 2014 – Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), today announced that the London based entity, Euronext UK Markets Limited, has been declared a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE) by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).   Euronext UK Markets Limited will operate Euronext's London market, the aim of which is to attract international issuers looking to list in the UK capital while enjoying access to Euronext’s regulated, liquid and transparent markets.  

Euronext’s London market enhances the visibility and prominence of its continental European listing and trading venues, while complementing Euronext’s other European securities markets. It offers international issuers the opportunity to list shares and depositary receipts on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority on a market which offers strong visibility and a broad investor base.  By listing in London, issuers’ securities are traded on Euronext’s state-of-the-art Universal Trading Platform (UTP) that connects all its European securities markets, representing Europe’s largest cross-border equity exchange.

Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext said:  "With over €6 billion of equity securities traded daily on our markets, Euronext London is a logical entry point for international issuers wanting to access the deep liquidity found within our market.  Today’s announcement strengthens the competitive position of Euronext's European markets and underscores our position as a leading capital raising centre. "

Lee Hodgkinson, Head of Markets and Global Sales, Euronext and CEO of Euronext London, said, “London is an important market for issuers and members alike and the recognition of Euronext UK Markets Limited as an RIE confirms our commitment to it as a leading international financial centre.  Euronext London will help us to become a partner of choice for international companies looking to access Europe's capital markets." 

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About Euronext 
Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting European economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With close to 2,000 listed issuers and around €5.8 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2022, it has an unmatched blue-chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. The Group provides a multi-asset clearing house through Euronext Clearing, and custody and settlement services through Euronext Securities central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.  
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