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

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Cornerstone FS plc to AIM

The Ordinary Shares of Cornerstone FS plc were admitted to trading at 8.00am on Tuesday 6 April 2021, under the stock market ticker CSFS. The placing price was 61p per share, resulting in a market capitalisation of £12.4 million.

Cornerstone FS plc, is a cloud-based provider of international payment, currency risk management and electronic account services to SMEs. Its strategy is to

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London Stock Exchange welcomes Parsley Box to AIM

London Stock Exchange welcomes Parsley Box Plc to AIM today.

The Company’s Ordinary Shares were admitted to trading at 8.00am on Wednesday 31st March 2021, under the stock market ticker MEAL. The Placing price was 200p per share, resulting in a market capitalisation of £83.8 million.

Parsley Box delivers ready meals, that do not need to be stored in a fridge or freezer, dire

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London Stock Exchange welcomes ActiveOps plc to AIM

London Stock Exchange today welcomes ActiveOps, a leader in Management Process Automation, to the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) under the ticker “AOM”, after it raised gross proceeds of £75.7m. The Placing Price was 168 pence per share resulting in a market capitalisation of £119.8m immediately following Admission.

Founded in 2005 by Richard Jeffery (CEO) and Neil Bentley, Act

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London Stock Exchange welcomes In The Style to AIM

London Stock Exchange welcomes In The Style Group Plc to AIM today. 

The Company’s Ordinary Shares were admitted to trading at 8.00am on Monday 15th March 2021, under the stock market ticker ITS. The Placing price was 200p per share, resulting in a market capitalisation of approximately £105 million. 

In The Style is a fast-growing, pure-play e-commerce fashion bra

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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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