UK opens door to SPACs, big tech IPOs to compete with New York

The U.K. government signaled support for looser stock-listing rules to attract tech companies and SPACs, moves aimed at helping London compete with New York and retain its position as Europes pre-eminent financial center post-Brexit.The proposals, expected to be formally announced Wednesday, would make it easier for company founders to list shares without giving up control and still make the stock eligible for inclusion in the London Stock Exchanges blue-chip FTSE indexes.
Changes would also place…

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