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Is AIM right for your business?

AIM helps companies attract the external funding needed to sustain growth and expansion.

If your company resembles the following profile, your next step to attract investment for growth could be an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of shares on AIM.

  • Ambitious plans
  • Strong track record
  • Potential for future growth
  • Operating in UK, Europe, US or worldwide

AIM could be your next step

AIM, part of London Stock Exchange, is the world's most successful growth market – empowering companies, investors and the economy.

Discover the key benefits of joining AIM.


Wide support network

  • Nominated advisers
  • Brokers
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Analysts
  • Financial PR / IR
  • Media

Enhanced corporate profile

  • Public company visibility
  • Increased credibility with customers and suppliers
  • Access to research coverage
  • Marketability of stock
  • Global peer group

Balanced regulatory approach

  • Disclosure requirements tailored to growing companies
  • Local and international investor confidence in regulatory framework

Access to growth capital

  • A diverse and deep pool of capital
  • Strong support from institutions
  • Funding for acquisitions and expansion to new markets

AIM by numbers

The figures on the success of AIM quoted companies speak for themselves.


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.*


Since 1995, over 3,865 companies have raised over £115bn on AIM.


In 2019, AIM delivered around two thirds of European growth market funding.


The average amount of money raised by companies during the first five years of AIM was £2.8m. During the past five years it has been £21.4m.


More than one-third of AIM’s companies are now headquartered or have the majority of their operations outside the UK.


In its first full year of trading, the daily volume of trades of AIM companies averaged 21.9m. In 2019, it was 2.4bn.

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