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Primary markets
ICMA’s work in the primary markets, in which new securities are issued to raise capital, is based on a strong legacy from the International Primary Market Association (IPMA), one of ICMA’s predecessor organisations.

ICMA Primary Market Handbook (previously the IPMA Handbook)
Guidance and recommendations on the processes and documentation required for the issuance of international securities

Primary market committees

Primary market topics

Primary market courses and events

Capital market products




Contacts: 

Email the primary markets team

Ruari Ewing

Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy; secretary to the ICMA Primary Market Practices Committee (PMPC) and related groups.
Direct line: +44 20 7213 0316

Charlotte Bellamy
Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy; secretary to the ICMA Legal & Documentation Committee (LDC) and related groups.
Direct line: +44 20 7213 0340

David Hiscock
Managing Director, Deputy Head, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy; focused on general regulatory policy and ICMA’s buy-side members; secretary to the ICMA Regulatory Policy Committee and to the ICMA Asset Management and Investors Council (AMIC) and related groups.
Direct line: +44 20 7213 0321

Katie Kelly
Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy; Secretary to the ICMA Financial Institution Issuer Forum (FIIF) and to the ICMA Corporate Issuer Forum (CIF).
Direct line: +44 20 7213 0331
 
Nicholas Pfaff
Managing Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy; Secretary to the Public Sector Issuer Forum (PSIF)
Direct line: +33 1 70 17 64 72