London Stock Exchange's market for small and medium size growth companies

  • AIM provides companies from a wide range of countries and sectors with access to a diverse set of investors and a supportive advisory community, who understand the needs of entrepreneurial businesses.
  • AIM has developed into the world’s most successful and established market for dynamic high-growth companies supported by a remarkable community of companies, advisors and investors.
  • AIM helps founders and entrepreneurs fulfil their growth ambitions and potential.

Why join AIM?

  • A diverse and highly knowledgeable investor base keen to provide capital to support growing companies. AIM companies have access to a range of institutional investors, a vibrant cohort of retail investors and, thanks to London’s unique status, an unparalleled pool of international capital.
  • Promotion of the company's image and brand on an international scale.
  • A network of advisors and liquidity providers who understand the needs of growing companies and are able to support them throughout their journey as a public company.
  • A regulatory approach that is specifically tailored to the needs of growing companies.
  • A market where companies can use shares as currency, to make acquisitions and grow the business.
  • The opportunity for companies to improve employee commitment by using shares as an incentive to encourage their long-term motivation.
  • A market where founders and management can run their business with the support of a wide range of investors.

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Find out about companies we have welcomed to our markets

London Stock Exchange welcomes Ashtead Technology Holdings plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Ashtead Technology Holdings plc, a leading subsea equipment rental and solutions provider for the global offshore energy sector, onto the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of London Stock Exchange.

Ashtead Technology's specialist equipment, advanced-technologies and support services enable its customers to understand the subsea environment and ma

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Firering Strategic Minerals plc to AIM

Firering Strategic Minerals plc is an exploration company which is focussed on becoming a significant global and ethical sourced supplier of strategic minerals required for the transition to net zero including lithium and columbite-tantalite – supplying EV, high tech electronics and other fast-growing markets.

Firering is delighted to commence trading on AIM

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Marks Electrical to AIM

Marks Electrical, a fast growing online electrical retailer, began trading on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of London Stock Exchange on 5th November after successfully raising £30 million in its IPO.

Marks Electrical sells, delivers, installs and recycles a wide range of household electrical products. Founded in Leicester in 1987 by its Chief Execu

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Gensource Potash Corporation to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource” or the “Company”), a fertilizer development company focused on sustainable potash production through its Tugaske project in southern Saskatchewan, to the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange.  

The Company is on track to become to next fertilizer production Company in Sask

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All AIM companies

Marcus Stuttard

Head of UK Primary Markets and AIM


London and South

Claire Dorrian 

Regional Head of UK Primary Markets


North, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Bod Buckby

Regional Head of UK Primary Markets

Midlands and Wales

Tim Davis

Regional Head of UK Primary Markets