AIM, a market of the London Stock Exchange, is the world’s premier market for smaller growing companies. AIM serves as a mechanism for companies seeking access to capital to realise their growth and innovation potential. It plays a vital role in the funding environment for small and medium-sized enterprises as they develop their businesses. Since its launch in 1995, AIM has helped over 3,500 companies raise over £90 billion through new and further capital raisings.
DLA Piper is one of the leading legal advisers to AIM companies. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the IPO process and to deal with some of the questions most frequently asked by companies contemplating admission to AIM.