Stock Market

Company Flotations

Here’s how you undertake an IPO in the UK in the best way

Floating your company on the stock market is a complex process, but get it right and it'll pay dividends

Company Flotations

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

Company Flotations

Aquis hopes to raise £100m for growth companies this year

Newcomer stock exchange for growth businesses has raised £70m so far in 2021 with 50 companies queuing up to list

Company Flotations

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

Company Flotations

Is NEX Exchange an alternative to AIM for SMEs?

The NEX Growth Stock Market has been described as AIM's little brother: but is it coming into its own as a genuine option for SMEs?


‘Great revival of UK stock market’ hits private M&A levels

Trade acquisitions in the UK fell by 466 to 355 during the start of 2014 when compared to the same period in 2013, new statistics show.


Storyboard Assets takes action to leave public markets

Children's illustration business Storyboard Assets is about to bring to an end a six-year period of being a public company.


ICAP buys PLUS-SX for £1

Loss-making junior stock exchange PLUS-SX is to be sold to inter-dealer broker ICAP for a nominal sum.

Company Flotations

Why are public companies are delisting? – Life after the stock market

Public companies are delisting in their droves. Simon Holden, an associate at law firm and AIM adviser Faegre & Benson, explores the reasons behind the trend and the other options for those struggling to raise finance.

Growth Planning

The right backers for your company

One investor is as good as another, surely? Wrong. Who holds the shares in your company when you are quoted on the stock market can make a huge difference to the value of your business.