“London Stock Exchange – The Ideal Place for Israeli Companies to raise Capital”
Wednesday 4 December 2019 17:30 – 20:00
Azrieli College for Engineering, Shreiboim street 26, Jerusalem

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London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSEG) operates at the heart of global capital markets, with more international companies listed on its markets than any other exchange in the world. As a world leader for cross-border IPOs, it provides companies with access to capital from a wide range of investors. In 2019, 6 of the largest 10 IPOs on the LSEG are from international issuers and international issuers make up two-thirds of the IPO proceeds on our markets.

LSEG Conference for the Life Science Companies
17:30 Registration & Networking
18:00 Greetings – Fleur Hassan Nahum, deputy mayor, Jerusalem
Introduction by Dr. Hamutal Shahar, JLM-BioCity
Benefits of Doing Business in the UK and Support System for Israeli Companies – Barry Grossman, Director of Trade, British Embassy
• Busting IPO Myths – James Clark, Head of Tech and Life sciences – Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange
• The Equity Raising Environment in London – Tom Attenborough, Head of Primary Markets International London Stock Exchange and Justine Zwerling, Head of Primary Markets Israel
• Expanding Global Investor Reach & Profile via a London Listing
• Latest Capital Market Trends and Outlook
• Attractiveness for Israeli Issuers & Case Studies
• IPO Preparation Tips
19:30pm Networking

About the Speakers:
James Clark, Head of Tech & Life Sciences, Primary Markets

James joined the LSEG in January 2016 in Business Development with a sector focus on the Lifesciences industries. James brings this sector focus to help startups and investors by demolishing the myths around public markets. Over nearly 20 years, James has developed a broad range of experience in marketing, policy and deep industry knowledge around venture funding and tech startups. In recent years, as a “one-man think tank” at the British Venture Capital Association, he published policy research into the role of technology and innovation. His three major research papers Tech Country, The Missing Piece, and VC Evolved, looked at how early-stage entrepreneurship interacts with sources of growth funding.

Tom Attenborough, Head of International Business Development, Primary Markets, LSEG

Tom joined the LSEG in September 2013 and is Head of International Business Development within Primary Markets. In this role, Tom advises companies on the process of going public and life as a listed company on London’s markets. Prior to joining LSEG, Tom was at Citigroup for over 15 years as a Managing Director in the Equity Capital Markets division, originating, structuring and executing equity and equity-linked transactions across UK, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

James Devon, Director, Issuer Services, LSEG

James has spent 17 years working within financial services and capital markets. James specializes in launching new services and helping public and private companies develop products and grow revenues. James has worked on major projects across the UK, Mainland Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Justine Zwerling, Head of Primary Markets Israel, LSEG

Justine is an expert in assisting businesses to achieve their goals of global growth. Working with private sector businesses with global aspirations, she examines, defines and successfully implements market entry strategies utilizing the skills and the connections in her extensive professional network.
With 20 years of senior-level experience working across Europe the Middle East, Indo-China and Africa to help business grow and succeed in new geographical markets, Justine has successfully built an unrivaled network and has earned her reputation “as someone who achieves results”.