The first half of this year saw a total of 357 companies raise new capital through follow-on issues, raising £12bn in capital, according to investment bank Goodbody, which analysed stock exchange data.
The first half of this year saw a total of 357 companies raise new capital through follow-on issues, raising £12bn in capital, according to investment bank Goodbody, which analysed stock exchange data. The figure is down from £17.3bn raised in H2 2020 and £17bn raised in H1 2020, but remains well above pre-pandemic levels, averaging £9bn each half year over the last decade. "In the face of unprecedented disruption, UK capital markets have proven to be an invaluable source of support for listed businesses," head of Goodbody's London office Piers Coombs said. "Through the backing of ...
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