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Benefits of IPO for a company

Benefits include the ability to raise millions of pounds while elevating your company’s profile significantly

Company Flotations

What does it mean to IPO a company?

Floating your business on a UK stock market can raise millions

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How to make sure your career soars when your company goes public 

The first half of 2022 has seen 11 companies listed on the stock exchange to the tune of £500m

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AIM bigger than Europe’s other junior stock markets combined

London's junior stock market recorded £9.5bn raised in 2021, compared with £8.5bn for the rest of Europe's secondary markets, despite Brexit

Venture Capital Funding

Draper Esprit raises £111m and plans move to Main Market

Venture capitalist wants to capitalise on 'golden age' for European technology investment

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AIM to Main: why bother?

Neil Shah, director of research at Edison Group, looks at the implications of a move from AIM to Main and asks whether there are any tangible benefits

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Founders to retain more control of companies listing on stock market

Former EU finance commissioner recommends wide reforms to loosen rules that have tightly governed listings in Britain


Rishi Sunak review moots £1bn fintech growth fund

Institutions would own £1bn fintech growth fund, which would take stakes in fast-growing financial technology companies

Venture Capital Funding

Foresight VC plans £500m float on London stock exchange

Venture capitalist has £600m of equity investments focused on around 100 regional SMEs

Alternative Finance for Business

Supply@ME brings its inventory monetization solution to UK manufacturers

Stock exchange-listed inventory fintech aims to buy £200m worth of stock from UK manufacturers in pilot scheme

Company Flotations

AIM market set to miss last year’s total funds raised

Total capital raised so far on AIM market hits £3.9bn, well shy of the £5.5bn raised in 2018


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