AMEC Celebrates 30 Years on London Stock Exchange

  • Share price increased five-fold since float in 1983
  • AMEC revenues up 460 per cent since listing
  • Samir Brikho, AMEC CEO, opens trading

London Stock Exchange today welcomed AMEC in celebrating its thirty year listing anniversary. To mark the occasion, AMEC CEO, Samir Brikho opened trading at 8am this morning in a Market Open Ceremony at London Stock Exchange, with Alexander Justham, CEO, London Stock Exchange.

AMEC is a supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. A constituent of the prestigious FTSE 100 index, AMEC employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide and has a market capitalisation of £3.3 billion.

Alexander Justham, CEO, London Stock Exchange said:
“We are delighted to welcome AMEC this morning to open the market, 30 years since joining it. In that time, the company has gone from strength to strength and has become a mainstay of the FTSE 100. This British-born, global success story demonstrates the power that equity funding and a vibrant market can have in powering growth.”

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About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. 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 Turquoise, offering UK and Russian derivatives trading, pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets.

The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world access to an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services. The Group is also home to a world leading index provider FTSE, which creates and manages over 200,000 equity, bond and alternative asset class indices.

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1,900 people.

Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at www.londonstockexchangegroup.com