London, July 31st, 2015 - the Social Stock Exchange (www.socialstockexchange.com), the UK’s new market for impact - has today announced that shares of its latest member firm – Menhaden Capital – have commenced trading. Menhaden is the first Investment Trust to be granted membership, with the shares dual listed both on the London Stock Exchange and Social Impact segment of the ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange (“ISDX”).
Menhaden Capital will be investing in a range of businesses that actively seek to use resources more efficiently, in fields including energy generation; energy efficiency and storage; and industrial processes such as waste or water management. The Investment Principals are Ben Goldsmith and Alexander Vavalidis, whilst the trust’s board is chaired by Sir Ian Cheshire, the former CEO of Kingfisher.Read more
The Social Stock Exchange is delighted to announce the creation of a new market segment dedicated to Social Stock Exchange member companies on the ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange (ISDX). ISDX is a Recognised Investment Exchange operating a regulated market and a growth market. This initiative will help unlock access to capital for impact business of all sizes as well as provide a secondary market for these securities.
London, May 6th 2015 – The Social Stock Exchange – the UK’s new market for impact – has today announced the appointment of John Elkington as Chairman of its independent Admissions Panel.
The panel is made up of ten experts from finance and the social sector that collectively provide independence, trust, authority and oversight. When a company or other issuer makes an application their Impact Report is reviewed by the Admissions Panel to determine if the company is a true social impact business and therefore eligible for admission to the Exchange.Read more
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