New Issues and IPOs

What are New Issues and IPOs

New issues are investments made available to the public before they trade on the open market. They are typically introduced by companies to raise capital to expand their business, pay down debt, or finance other corporate activities.

Most often new issues appear as Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) or Retail Bonds. An IPO is launched where an established company lists its shares on the open market for the first time. A retail bond is launched when a company is looking to raise extra capital by borrowing cash from the investor at a fixed rate for a set period.

Open IPOs

Woodford Patient Capital Trust - Offer now open

International Personal Finance 5.875% 2022 Retail Bond - Offer now open

Hightown Bond Offer - Register your interest

Provident Financial 5.125% 2023 Retail Bond - Offer now open

Range of Offers

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), new issues and launches are the main methods by which companies and fund managers raise money.

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All current offers

Offer Type Name of issue Closing/Expiry datesort icon Offer price Further information
Offer for Subscription Woodford Patient Capital Trust Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5pm 100p. Minimum investment of £1000
Offer for Subscription New City High Yield Fund Ltd - (April Offer Closure) Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5pm Minimum Investment of £1k. Indicative price of 60.7p. Offer closing in tax year 2015/16. Prospectus and Factsheet found under the New Issues tab on the trading platform. Select NCYF Share Offer - April Close
Fixed Income International Personal Finance 5.875% 2022 Retail Bond Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter.
Fixed Income Hightown Praetorian & Churches Housing Association Limited (Hightown) Bond Offer Friday, April 3, 2015 - 11am Offer coming soon. Register interest to find our more.
Fixed Income Provident Financial 5.125% 2023 Retail Bond Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter

Anticipated Issues

Anticipated Offersort icon Current status Offer Type Register for alerts
A.S. Watson & Co Awaiting further information Equity IPO
Center Parcs Awaiting further information Equity IPO
Countrywide Awaiting further information Equity IPO
Lloyds Awaiting further information Equity IPO
New Look Awaiting further information Equity IPO

Closed Offers

Equity IPOs

Offer Type Name of issue Closing datesort icon Offer price Further information Price
Equity IPO Revolution Bars Group Share Offer Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12pm Price range of 200p.to 240p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
193.00p195.00p-0.75Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
200p-3.50%View Chart
 
Equity IPO DFS Furniture Share Offer Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12pm Price range of 245p to 310p. Minimum investment of £1k
BidOfferChangeTrade
256.00p257.00p+11.13Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
255p0.39%View Chart
 
Equity IPO John Laing Share Offer Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 5pm Price range of 195p to 210p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
205.25p205.50p+0.50Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
195p5.26%View Chart
 
Equity IPO HSS Hire Share Offer Monday, February 2, 2015 - 5pm Price range of 210p to 262p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
193.25p195.00p+3.50Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
210p-7.98%View Chart
 
Equity IPO TSB Banking Group Plc Share Offer Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 5pm Price range of 220p to 290p
BidOfferChangeTrade
332.70p334.40p+0.10Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
260p27.96%View Chart
 
Equity IPO P2P Global Investments PLC Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 5pm
BidOfferChangeTrade
1,156p1,158p-22.00Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
1000p15.60%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Saga Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 11pm Price range: 185p to 245p
BidOfferChangeTrade
179.60p180.10p-5.30Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
185p-2.92%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Horizon Discovery AIM IPO Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10am Minimum investment of £1000
BidOfferChangeTrade
208.00p213.00p+1.50Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
180p15.56%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Pets at Home IPO share offer Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 2pm Issue price of £2.45
BidOfferChangeTrade
249.00p250.00p+2.10Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
245p1.63%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Martin & Co AIM IPO Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 2pm Price range of 148p - 164p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
122.00p125.00p+0.00Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
120p1.67%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Eclectic Bars Group AIM IPO Monday, November 18, 2013 - 4pm Price range of 150p - 200p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
47.000p53.000p+0.50Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
164p-71.34%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Infinis Energy Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 5pm Price range of 260p – 310p
BidOfferChangeTrade
190.00p191.60p-3.00Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
260p-26.92%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Merlin Entertainments Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5pm Price range of 280p – 330p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
440.70p441.00p+1.50Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
310p42.16%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Royal Mail IPO Share Offer Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 11pm 260 - 330 pence per share
BidOfferChangeTrade
442.20p442.30p+1.90Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
330p34.00%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Kromek AIM IPO Monday, October 7, 2013 - 4pm Price Range 55p-80p.
BidOfferChangeTrade
34.000p36.000p+0.00Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
51p-33.33%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Esure Group IPO Share Offer Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 4pm Issue price TBA.
BidOfferChangeTrade
218.00p219.20p-2.30Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
290p-24.83%View Chart
 
Equity IPO Direct Line Group Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12pm Issue price of 175p per new ordinary share.
BidOfferChangeTrade
320.60p320.80p+1.30Buy
Launch priceChangeChart
175p83.20%View Chart
 

Offer for Subscription

Offer Type Name of issue Closing datesort icon Offer price Further information Price
Offer for Subscription New City High Yield Fund Ltd - (March Offer Closure) Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 5pm Minimum Investment of £1k. Indicative price of 60.7p. Offer closing prior to 2014/15 tax year end. Prospectus and Factsheet found under the New Issues tab on the trading platform. Select NCYF Share Offer – March Close
 
Offer for Subscription Tritax Big Box REIT Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 2pm Minimum investment of £1k. Price of 110p. Prospectus and Factsheet found under the New Issues tab on the trading platform.
 
Offer for Subscription Empiric Student Property Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5pm Offer price of 102.5p
BidOfferChangeTrade
102.50p103.50p+0.12Buy
 
Offer for Subscription Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust plc Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 4pm Minimum investment of £1000 and round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
1,034p1,044p+1.00Buy
 
Offer for Subscription John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited IPO Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1pm Minimum Investment of £1,000 with round lots of £500 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
109.00p109.50p-0.25Buy
 
Offer for Subscription Henderson Diversified Income Limited [HDIV] - Share Issue Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 10am Minimum Investment of £1000 and round lots of £1000 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
92.250p93.000p+1.25Buy
 
Offer for Subscription Henderson International Income Trust plc (HINT) - C Share Issue Friday, November 8, 2013 - 12pm Minimum Investment of £1000 and round lots of £10 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
129.50p131.25p+0.62Buy
 

Retail Bonds

Offer Type Name of issue Closing datesort icon Offer price Further information Price
Fixed Income Intermediate Capital Group 5% 2023 Retail Bond Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2k with round lots of £1k thereafter
 
Fixed Income Eros International Plc 6.5% Retail Bond due 2021 Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter.
BidOfferChangeTrade
£95.800£96.600-0.30Buy
 
Fixed Income A2D Funding II Plc (A2 Dominion) 4.5% Sterling Retail Bond due 2026 Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 8am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£105.75£107.25+0.00Buy
 
Fixed Income Burford Capital 6.5% 2022 Retail Bond Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.25£107.00-0.62Buy
 
Fixed Income Golden Lane Housing 4.375% 2021 Retail Bond Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10am Minimum investment of £500 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£100.45£103.40+0.00Buy
 
Fixed Income Paragon Group 6.125% 2022 Retail Bond Offer Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 10am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£102.65£105.15+0.50Buy
 
Fixed Income Premier Oil 5% 2020 Retail Bond Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£89.050£91.850+0.10Buy
 
Fixed Income EnQuest 5.5% 2022 Retail Bond Tap Issue Monday, November 25, 2013 - 3pm Minimum investment of £2000 nominal and round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£72.890£76.550-1.46Buy
 
Fixed Income International Personal Finance 6.125% 2020 Retail Bond Friday, November 15, 2013 - 12pm Minimum Investment £2000 nominal with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£101.15£102.70-0.72Buy
 
Fixed Income A2D Funding Plc 4.75% 2022 Retail Bond Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£109.15£110.85-0.30Buy
 
Fixed Income Bruntwood 6% 2020 Secured Retail Bond Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£105.60£106.00+0.05Buy
 
Fixed Income Helical Bar 6% 2020 Retail Bond Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 11am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£105.34£106.70-0.64Buy
 
Fixed Income International Personal Finance 6.125% 2020 Fixed Rate Retail Bond Monday, April 22, 2013 - 10am Minimum Investment £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£101.15£102.70-0.72Buy
 
Fixed Income Provident Financial 6% Retail Bond Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 4pm Minimum Investment £2,000 and round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.40£107.05+0.28Buy
 
Fixed Income Paragon Group 6.00% Bond Offer Friday, February 22, 2013 - 4pm Minimum Investment £2,000 and round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£103.89£106.50-0.19Buy
 
Fixed Income EnQuest Plc 2022 5.5% Retail Bond Friday, February 8, 2013 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2,000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£72.890£76.550-1.46Buy
 
Fixed Income Alpha Plus Group Secured 5.75% 2019 Retail Bond Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2,000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£106.90£108.34+0.07Buy
 
Fixed Income Tullett Prebon 5.25% Sterling Retail Bond Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2,000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.49£105.95+0.43Buy
 
Fixed Income UNITE Group 6.125% Sterling Retail Bond Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10am Minimum Investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£106.81£108.50-0.70Buy
 
Fixed Income St Modwen Properties Plc 6.25% Sterling Retail Bond Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2,000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£107.49£109.15-0.83Buy
 
Fixed Income London Stock Exchange Group 4.75% Bond Offer Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10am Minimum investment of £2,000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£110.55£112.00-0.37Buy
 
Fixed Income Workspace Group Plc 6% Sterling Retail Bond Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 12pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£106.80£109.05+0.20Buy
 
Fixed Income Beazley 5.375% Sterling Retail Bond Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 10am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.25£105.99-0.77Buy
 
Fixed Income Intermediate Capital Group Monday, September 10, 2012 - 4pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£106.45£108.55-0.99Buy
 
Fixed Income CLS Holdings Plc 5.5% Sterling Retail Bond Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10am Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.00£105.25-0.22Buy
 
Fixed Income ICAP Plc 5.5% Sterling Retail Bond Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 10am Minimum investment of £1000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£105.45£107.40-0.72Buy
 
Fixed Income Primary Health Properties 5.375% Sterling Retail Bond Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 4pm Minimum investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£104.30£105.80+0.20Buy
 
Fixed Income Severn Trent Plc Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 12pm Minimum Investment of £2000 with round lots of £100 thereafter
BidOfferChangeTrade
£127.30£129.23+0.00Buy
 

New issues analysis

Tue, 17th February 2015 - 15:34

After a decade in private hands, Revolution Bar will return to the stockmarket in March.

Wed, 4th February 2015 - 16:39

The trickle of IPOs this year has turned into a flood, and investors have a diverse bunch to pore over, including an airline, builder and PVC window maker.

Mon, 2nd February 2015 - 16:04

An antibiotics company, heating engineer and Chinese seafood business are the latest to announce a listing on AIM. What are their chances?

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