LSE Targets Asia for Listings, SEDOL

INSIDE MARKET DATA SPECIAL REPORT

The London Stock Exchange is opening a regional office in Hong Kong to capitalize on revenue opportunities for cross-listings and for its SEDOL identifier.

The office, at Two International Finance Center, will open at the end of October with five full-time staff. It will primarily serve as a base to attract new listings of Asia-based public companies on the LSE, such as China Wonder, which was the first Chinese company to list on the exchange. The LSE has also signed memoranda of understandin

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