Articles, news and analysis on London’s Alternative Investment Market.

Growth Planning

AIM for growth businesses looking to scale up is still an option

AIM used to be the first port of call for growth companies looking to fund raise. To be so again it needs to attract institutional interest and improve transparency and governance, argues Ivan Sedgwick of LGB & Co


Is AIM still fit for purpose as a growth company exchange?

A whole range of funding alternatives have emerged to challenge AIM’s pre-eminence, says finnCap CEO Sam Smith

Company Flotations

Q&A with AIM CEO Marcus Stuttard

Marcus Stuttard, CEO of AIM, explains the benefits of listing a company on the AIM market.

Company Flotations

Cake Box to float on AIM stock market

The franchised cake retailer is looking to raise £16.5 million to grow across the UK.


Can the first ever e-cigarette listing on AIM shake up the market?

A new listing by Manchester-based Supreme, who sell vaping products, shows the sector is in confident spirits.

Company Flotations

What does going public on AIM mean for SMEs?

Why the Alternative Investments Market (AIM) is still relevant for growth businesses, and what going public on AIM in 2018 means for SMEs.

Company Flotations

Law firms going public: the pros and cons

A Stairway to Heaven or Highway to Hell? McCarthy Dennings' Richard Beresford examines the pros and cons of law firms floating on AIM.


AIM sheds 105 companies in a year

A look into the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) reveals an increase in de-listings and a record low level of IPO activity.


‘Cult of the CEO’ alive and well, according to AIM directors’ pay report

The most comprehensive analysis of AIM directors’ pay, published today, reveals a substantial increase in board-level salaries.

Company Flotations

‘Institutional capital’ key to AIM’s international appeal

The large pool of investors willing to look at high-growth companies from across the globe is crucial to the platform attracting businesses from markets in Asia and the Americas, according to Allenby Capital experts


Directors' Pay on AIM 2015

The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.


Fishing Republic raises £1.5m on AIM placing

Crowe Clark Whitehill advises on public offering