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Czech cybersecurity firm Avast to apply for London listing

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(Reuters) - Czech firm said on Thursday it intends to apply to list its shares on the Stock Exchange.

The listing, which is expected to occur in early May 2018, aims to raise around $200 million, which will be used to reduce Avast's debt and drive future growth, the firm's statement said.

"A listing on the Stock Exchange is a natural fit, providing us wider access to capital markets and supporting the future growth of our business in the years ahead," said Vincent Steckler, of

(Reporting by Emma Rumney, editing by Silvia Aloisi)

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 12:08 IST