John Millar joins LSEG as Head of Primary Markets

London Stock Exchange Group announced today that John Millar will be joining the Group as Head of Primary Markets. He will be based in London and report to Raffaele Jerusalmi, Director of Capital Markets and CEO of Borsa Italiana, and Alexander Justham, CEO of LSE Plc.

In this role, John will be responsible for leading the Primary Markets business, focusing on IPO origination globally, working closely with the Milan, London and NY based teams.

Raffaele Jerusalmi, Director of Capital Markets and CEO Borsa Italiana, said “John brings deep global experience in equity capital markets, having managed more than 300 transactions during his career. We look forward to welcoming him to the Group.”

John joins us from Espirito Santo Investment Bank where he was a Managing Director co-ordinating the investment banking and capital markets teams in London. John brings more than 25 years of experience in capital markets to the Group, raising over $240 billion across a wide range of countries and sectors. Prior to working at Espirito Santo, John was a Managing Director in Equity Capital Markets at Citigroup and Managing Director in Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets at Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1990, he worked in corporate finance for Kidder, Peabody & Co. He holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S. with honours from the University of Virginia. 

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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.Clearnet.

The Group offers its customers an extensive range of real-time and reference data products, including Sedol, UnaVista, Proquote 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 30 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 2,800 people.

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