A company's shares can become listed on the Stock Exchange or traded on the Alternative Investment Market which has less demanding entry criteria. The company's shares can be traded in the market at publicly quoted prices. The advantage of having a market in your shares are balanced by increased disclosure and regulation.

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A listed company is a company whose shares are listed on a Stock Exchange, such as the London Stock Exchange.

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