Mar 10 issue
Although the Alternative Investment Market has shown itself to be a great springboard for hugely successful companies over the years, concerns are mounting that the exchange has lost its way by deserting growth companies and disappointing investors.
Mar 09 issue
Crisis in the credit markets, risk aversion among investors, and a tough trading environment add up to challenging times for AIM-quoted companies and their advisers. Robert Tyerman
looks behind the numbers
Feb 09 issue
PLUS-quoted continues to attract entrepreneurial ventures seeking additional finance and a higher profile. Robert Tyerman examines whether the exchange delivers
Oct 08 issue
With the public markets in meltdown, now isn’t quite the time to try for an IPO. Nevertheless, there is market activity and CEOs are preparing their businesses for a listing when better times return. Robert Tyerman
Jul/Aug 08 issue
Shareholder activism is on the march, provoked by bad corporate stewardship, the inevitable disappointments of business in a downturn, changes in the law and a new breed of opportunistic investor. Robert Tyerman
Jun 08 issue
When you’re not getting the love you need from the markets, there comes a time when you have to look elsewhere. Marc Barber
reports on the increasing number of companies opting to delist.
May 08 issue
AIM is a well-established source of capital and forum for deals, while the PLUS Quoted market is striving to carve a niche at the junior end of the corporate spectrum. The winners of the 2008 Growth Company Awards tell Robert Tyerman
how they are seizing the opportunities that these exchanges provide
Mar 08 issue
There’s no better way to learn how to be successful than hearing from those at the top of their game. Robert Tyerman
speaks to some of the winners of the fourth annual Quoted Company Awards, organised by Business XL’s sister magazine Growth Company Investor
Feb 08 issue
If you’re running a young company and seeking a modest cash injection, PLUS Markets may well be worth a look. Robert Tyerman
Dec 07/Jan 08 issue
The Alternative Investment Market has its attractions, but the short-term approach of investors may be the exact opposite of what you require to achieve long-term growth. Marc Barber
Oct 07 issue
Since the Alternative Investment Market was established in 1995, it’s become the public listing of choice for ambitious entrepreneurs intent on fast growth. Robert Tyerman
tells you what you need to know
Jul/Aug 07 issue
If you’re determined to conduct an IPO but know that your business lacks the financial clout to make it happen, it may be worth considering pre-float finance. Robert Tyerman
May 07 issue
If you’re committed to faster growth, you should seriously consider a float on AIM. Robert Tyerman
speaks to leading advisers who can show you the way – and raise significant sums for you in the process.
Oct 06 issue
A change of name and an overhaul of its structure are just some of the reasons why PLUS, the UK’s most junior stock exchange, is attracting more growing companies than ever before...
Jul/Aug 06 issue
London’s junior market has developed a strong reputation for attracting growth companies looking to float on a lightly regulated market. Robert Tyerman explains the basics of going public and picking the advisory team to help you reach new heights...
Jul/Aug 06 issue
One way of floating on AIM is to find a ‘shell’. This is a company already quoted on the market that either has no continuing business or assets, apart from some remaining cash, or has been specially created as a quoted vehicle to pursue investment opportunities...