AIM

The world's most successful growth market

  • 800+: In 1995, AIM launched with ten companies valued at £82m. Today, AIM is home to around 850 companies with a combined market cap of £104bn.
  • £115bn+: Since 1995, over 3,865 companies have raised over £115bn on AIM.
  • £21.4m: The average amount of money raised during the first five years of AIM was £2.8m. During the past five years it has been £21.4m.
  • 2.4bn: In its first full year of trading, the daily volume of trades of AIM companies averaged 21.9m. In the current year, it’s 2.4bn.

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 launched 25 years ago with just ten companies and an aggregate value of £82m. More than two decades on, 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 Trident Resources plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Trident Resources (soon to be Trident Royalties), a new growth-focused mining royalty and streaming company, to AIM.

Trident plans to rapidly establish itself as a diversified mining royalty and streaming company by constructing a portfolio to broadly mirror the commodity exposure of the global mining sector, with a bias towards production or near-

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London Stock Exchange welcomes INSPECS Group plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes Inspecs, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of eyewear frames to global retail chains, as the Company becomes the first IPO of 2020 to raise money on AIM.

The Company has successfully raised £94.0 million through a placing and subscription, giving it a market capitalisation on Admission of £138.0 million. The gross proceeds for the Co

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London Stock Exchange welcomes MJ Hudson to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, which has joined the AIM market.

Founded by Matthew Hudson in 2010, MJ Hudson provides expertise and infrastructure support to fund managers, investors and other specialists in the asset management industries, with a particular focus on Alternative In

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London Stock Exchange welcomes the Pebble Group to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes The Pebble Group plc, a provider of products, services and technology to the global promotional products industry, on to the AIM market.

The Pebble Group operates two focused and differentiated businesses in the global promotional products industry: Brand Addition is a leading provider of promotional products to global brands that utilises its

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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

 

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