Equity emigrants seek fortunes

For the growing number of Irish firms that switch from the ISE to a London listing, the choice is more about what London offers than what Dublin lacks.

21st September, 2013
More than one billion shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange daily. Photo: Bloomberg

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* Grafton Group last week became the latest Irish-listed company to decamp to London, following CRH, DCC, United Drug and Greencore

* Irish PLCs are looking for deeper markets and broader access to shareholders and the investment community, but each company usually has a very specific reason for moving from Dublin to London

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