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L-3 Communications is a prime contractor, designer and manufacturer of electronic systems used in military and commercial platforms. The group is split in four divisions: C3ISR (27% 2012 sales guidance); AM&M (19%); NSS (10%); and Electronic Systems (44%).
Lamprell is involved in the upgrade and refurbishment of offshore jack-up rigs, and fabrication, assembly and new build construction for the offshore oil and gas sector.
Land Securities is the UK's largest Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit). The group owns a well diversified portfolio of UK commercial property that includes some of the UK's best-known shopping centres and landmark London buildings.
Lansdowne Oil & Gas is an E&P company with licences in the North Celtic Sea Basin, offshore the southern coast of Ireland. Its assets include a 20% stake in the Barryroe oil discovery and 100% of a number of further drill-ready prospects.
Latchways operates in three business segments. Safety Products (67% revenue) operates out of the company’s headquarters in Devizes, and a small production plant in Kozina, Slovenia. Safety Services (25% revenues) is engaged in the installation and servicing of safety products. Specialist Fixing (8% revenue) is involved in technical services, including structural building refurbishment and specialist fixing solutions.
LCA-Vision operates over 50 laser vision correction (LVC) centres across the US providing LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) surgery and management. It also provides cataract surgery services at 10 of its centres.
The Glycell process, developed and owned by Leaf Resources, is an intermediate-stage process in the conversion of biomass to bio-based chemicals, plastics and fuel.
Leifheit is a leading European brand supplier of household items, notably cleaning, laundry care, kitchen goods and well-being.
LeMaitre Vascular is a global provider of medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. The company develops, manufactures and markets vascular devices to addresses the needs of vascular surgeons.
LGO Energy is an E&P junior focused on development opportunities in low political risk countries. There are producing assets in Spain, Trinidad and US GOM and an exploration project offshore Malta.
LifeWatch, headquartered in Switzerland and listed on SIX, specialises in advanced digital health systems and wireless remote diagnostic patient monitoring services (eg mobile cardiac telemetry, MCT). Its primary operations are in the US, but LifeWatch is working on expanding to new geographies and has established a JV in Turkey.
Lochard Energy Group is an oil and gas exploration, appraisal and development company with assets in the North Sea. Its development portfolio comprises oil in the Outer Moray Firth with additional exploration assets along the UKCS.
Lombard Medical Technologies is developing a range of cardiovascular devices, principally the Aorfix stent graft system for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
LSE is Europe’s leading exchange group in cash equities. MTS is Europe’s largest electronic government bond market, LCH.Clearnet and CC&G offer post-trade services and FTSE Russell provides benchmark indices and related data services.
Lookers is a leading UK motor vehicle and specialist parts distributor. It operates 160 franchises, representing 33 marques spread across the UK.
Low & Bonar produces specialist performance materials for a variety of end-markets by combining polymers with specialty additives and pigments. It now reports as four global business units.
LSL Property Services is one of the UK?s leading residential property services companies and its second biggest estate agency chain. It provides a broad range of services to corporate (mortgage lenders) and retail clients. The split for FY10 revenues was 61% estate agency and 39% surveying.
La Doria is the leading manufacturer of private-label preserved vegetables and fruit for the Italian (20% revenues) and international (80% revenues) market. It enjoys leading market share positions across its product ranges in the UK and Italy.
Lancashire Holdings is a global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products operating in Bermuda and London with a marketing operation in Dubai. It focuses on short tail speciality insurance risks, mostly on a direct basis, under four main classes: property, energy, marine, and aviation. LRE reports in US dollars.
Lanxess is a leading speciality chemicals group. The company was spun out of Bayer in 2005 and has since undergone a radical programme of cost reduction and portfolio optimisation.
Lazard World Trust Fund (WTR) seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of companies whose shares trade at a discount to the underlying net asset value.
Leaf Clean Energy is a UK, AIM-listed investment company focused on growth equity and project development capital in private, technology-based renewable energy and resource innovation companies and projects, primarily in North America.
Leed Petroleum is a small E&P company based in Lafayette (Louisiana) with production and exploration assets in the Gulf of Mexico (US).
Leigh Creek Energy has a certified PRMS gas resource of 2,964PJ (2C) at the Leigh Creek Energy Project in South Australia. Monetisation of this gas through ISG is expected to be de-risked by a demonstration programme in 2017.
Lemur Resources is a coal exploration and development company. Five of its seven concession blocks are in south-west Madagascar and cover the Imaloto coal project and extension. Lemur is pursuing initial medium-scale production.
Lifeline Scientific sells LifePort units for kidney graft preservation and transport plus consumables and preservation solutions. US use for organ recovery is covered by Medicare. Other organ LifePort systems are in development. The business is US focused with some EU sales and major potential for expansion.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals is a US-based speciality biotech company that aims to become sustainably profitable via a unique business model. It is focused on developing or acquiring technology and royalty-generating assets across various therapeutic areas, targets and partners.
Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd is an ASX-listed company devoted to the development of LNG export terminals in the US, Canada and other potential locations. It has traded ADRs.
Lithium X Energy (LIX) is an exploration and development stage lithium company. Its two main assets are the flagship Sal de los Angeles Project (50% ownership, with an option to increase to 80%) in Argentina and a project in Clayton Valley, Nevada.
LMS Capital is a private equity firm with a particular focus on the energy, consumer and business services. Its objective is to achieve an annual growth of 15% through a select portfolio of direct investments in profitable and growing companies. San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP), is a US fund formed in partnership with LMS Capital plc.
Lok'nStore is one of the UK's leading self-storage operators with 22 stores across Southern England. It was founded by CEO Andrew Jacobs, who is also a substantial shareholder.
London Mining is a junior iron ore producer, with projects in Sierra Leone, Greenland and Saudi Arabia. The company's flagship Marampa project in Sierra Leone delivered 3.7Mwt of iron ore concentrate in 2013 and is expected to produce up to 5.4Mwt in 2014 as it continues ramp-up to the upgraded nameplate capacity.
Lonrho is a pan-African company with a diverse portfolio of investments. It focuses on servicing Western investment and African business by investing in emerging sectors across Africa, creating hubs of business through key investments.
Lotto24 is Germanyâ€™s leading online broker of state-licensed lotteries. It receives commissions when customer enter lotteries such as 'Lotto 6aus49' and does not bear any bookmaking risk. It was founded by Tipp24 in 2010 and spun off and listed in 2012.
Lowland Investment Company PLC (LWI) invests across the UK equity market (with a small proportion in overseas stocks) to achieve above-average total returns.