While the exchange has not provided details of the firms it is targeting, it is safe to assume officials would not make the trip to the granite city without feeling their time would be well spent there.
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The latest research by Deloitte underlines the strength of the oil and gas industry in Scotland, where big spending exploration and production firms are providing a bonanza for the services companies that support them.
While drilling activity dropped in the UK North Sea in the third quarter, the accountancy giant notes investors have been lining up to increase their exposure to the region. It says the prospects for the UK North Sea remain strong.
Companies that can capitalise on the positive industry trends could win a good following among City investors.
Scotland would clearly welcome more stock market flotations by Aberdeen-based firms.
Listed companies can retain a degree of control over their destinies that is lost when businesses are sold to rivals at home of overseas.
The trade sale is a popular exit route for private equity investors.
Companies such as Aberdeen-based Wood Group have used public listings effectively to help accelerate their growth on the global stage.
Listed firms provide valuable headquarters jobs and work for lawyers and accountants.
However, Aberdeen's Venture Production and Dana Petroleum both found being listed can leave firms potentially vulnerable to a takeover bid from a well-funded suitor.