About London Stock Exchange Group
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1801.
The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and the pan-European equities platform, Turquoise. Through its markets, the Group offers international business, and investors, unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.
Post trade and risk management services are a significant and growing part of the Group’s business operations. LSEG operates CC&G, the Rome headquartered CCP and Monte Titoli, the significant European settlement business, selected as a first wave T2S participant. The Group is also a majority owner of leading multi-asset global CCP, LCH.
The Group offers its customers an extensive range of real-time and reference data products, including Sedol, UnaVista and RNS. FTSE calculates thousands of unique indices that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries around the world.
London Stock Exchange Group is also a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software. In addition to the Group’s own markets, over 40 other organisations and exchanges around the world use the Group’s MillenniumIT trading, surveillance and post trade technology.
Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy, France, North America and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,700 people.
10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS
Type Public Company
The Group’s capital markets business facilitates companies’ raising of capital through the issuance of equity and debt by providing liquid secondary markets for the trading of those and other securities.
Primary markets – We help companies to raise capital through a choice of markets. The Group’s primary markets in London (Main Market, IOB, AIM, ORB) and Italy (Main Market, AIM Italia, MOT) enable companies from across the world to issue both equity and debt to raise capital, offering access to a broad pool of capital and efficient markets.
Secondary markets – The Group provides fast and efficient trading, allowing investors and institutions access to cash equities, derivatives and fixed income securities. These include MTS, facilitating electronic fixed income trading in Europe; and Turquoise offering pan-European and US equity trading and pan-European derivatives trading.
Post Trade Services
Through CC&G and Monte Titoli, the Group provides efficient and secure financial market post-trade services across clearing, central counterparty, pre-settlement, settlement, depository, custody and asset services.
Monte Titoli is a firm champion of the ECB’s Target2Securities (T2S) project and is actively engaged with regulators and customers to ensure that T2S is ready to be introduced in 2015. Monte Titoli is committed to increasing efficiency in the European securities settlement infrastructure, providing harmonised, competitive processes to help reduce cross-border settlement fees.
The need for accurate, fast and reliable information has never been greater in today’s trading and investment environment. Through its real time data services, the Group delivers real time and historical market data, along with other securities information, ensuring efficient price discovery and comprehensive market intelligence for investors. The Group also provides reference data services, desktop market solutions and order and execution management systems.
The Group also includes FTSE, a leading provider of investment decision tools including benchmarking and index licensing products and related analytical tools.
The Group’s Technology Services provides high-speed trading platforms, real time market data and infrastructure products and services to our own markets as well as a wide range of customers including banks, specialist trading firms and other exchanges.