IPO Stocks & New Share Issues
Access investments before they become available on the
Types of New issues
New issues come in two main forms: New Retail Bonds or
Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).
New Retail Bonds are sometimes called Fixed Income new
Issues. They are new bonds issued by existing companies and are issued to raise money
for the company. When you invest in these, you receive fixed interest payments in
return for your investment. Your capital will also be repaid at a set date, known as
the redemption date.
IPOs generally mark the first sale of ‘stock’ (shares) by a
privately owned company. The company issues IPOs in order to gain a listing on the
Investing in both types of new issues carries a significant degree of risk. The
value of your investment may fall significantly after the new issue becomes available
on the market. Before investing in new issues please read our allocation
Current IPOs/New Issues
Barclays Stockbrokers is providing the information set out on this page so as to
inform clients as to current market speculation and rumour of companies that may at
some point in the near future offer shares to the public and apply for a stock market
listing. This does not constitute an offer or an invitation to subscribe for shares in
any such companies. No person should subscribe for or purchase any securities in any
of the companies referred to above except on the basis of information contained in any
prospectus (or other equivalent information (if applicable) issued by the relevant
company) relating to such securities.
This information does not constitute an offer or recommendation concerning any
securities in any of the companies referred to above (even if historically Barclays
Stockbrokers have provided you with investment advice and holds information relating
to your position).
In this video Alastair Thaw, Director, Barclays Stockbrokers gets to grips with
IPOs – what they are, how to invest and their risks and rewards.