Why AIM?

Flexibility on AIM

The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) can accommodate virtually any company specific circumstances.  Some examples, as they relate to the 47 U.S. companies already listed on London's AIM, are as follows:

  1. 87% completed an IPO in connection with admission to London's AIM
  2. 25% of the AIM IPOs included selling shareholders (Founders, VCs/PE Firms, Management)
  3. 70% have completed one or more secondary offerings on London's AIM
  4. 20% of the AIM IPOs and secondary offerings included U.S. accredited investors or QIBs
  5. Of the 12 listed companies domiciled in the U.S., most report in USD / U.S. GAAP
  6. Of the 35 listed companies domiciled outside the U.S., most report in USD / IFRS
  7. 90% of the 47 listed companies’ shares trade in GBP and 10% trade in USD
  8. 28% of the 47 listed companies were backed by at least one U.S. VC/PE Firm