London’s AiM Market serves as a mechanism for companies seeking access to capital to realise their growth and innovation potential and, since launch, has helped over 3,100 companies raise over £67 billion through new and subsequent capital raises.
London’s AiM plays a vital role in the funding environment for small and medium-sized enterprises as they develop their business plans.
London AiM listed companies raised £4.7 billion through subsequent issues in 2009, a year of uncertainty and upheaval in capital markets globally, demonstrates how interest in small and mid-cap companies remains strong amongst the internationally focused investor community in London.
The entry criteria for London’s AiM are tailored for growing companies with no trading record required, no minimum size criteria and there is no prescribed level of shares to be in public hands.
Dynamic, growing companies from across the world continue to be attracted to the benefits of being on the AiM. AiM is home to more than 1,200 companies with a total market value of almost £65 billion, with a full 20% incorporated overseas. Together, these companies comprise a unique global community of innovative businesses representing the future of the world economy.
As well as being geographically diverse, the London AiM Market is able to support the financing needs of companies from over 40 different sectors.
Reasons for listing on AiM:
To provide access to capital for growth, enabling companies to raise finance for further development, both at the time of admission and through further capital raising.
To create a market for the company’s shares, broadening the shareholder base.
To place an objective market value on the company’s business To encourage employees’ commitment and incentivise their long-term motivation and performance, by making share schemes more attractive.
To increase the company’s ability to make acquisitions, using quoted shares as currency.
To create a heightened public profile, stemming from increased press coverage and analysts’ reports, helping to maintain liquidity in the company’s shares To enhance the company’s status with customers and suppliers.
The London AiM Market’s success is underpinned by its regulatory environment, which has been specifically designed to meet the needs of smaller and growing companies while offering appropriate investor protection.
VINTRY PLC provides everything needed for a London Aim listing, including but not limited to the required Nomad, attorneys, accountants, advisors and more. We also have AiM Market shells if preferred.