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Fraspens has grown its Chinese market share for outdoor wear items

Chinese outdoor wear brand chooses London's AIM to list on

The Alternative Investment Market has continued to attract Chinese listings, with Fraspens becoming the latest to announce a flotation.

New funds: Imperial CEO Ross Cummings is targeting new investments

Tech commercialisation fund Imperial Innovations targets £150 million AIM fundraising

Imperial Innovations is set to use its Alternative Investment Market listing to secure a new tranche of capital aimed at backing new and existing investments.

CentralNic is building out its domain name services through acquisitions

AIM-listed CentralNic closes deal to build domain offering

Technology company CentralNic has purchased Internet.BS for an amount which could climb to $7.5 million.

MandM Direct provides discounts on brands including the popular UGG boots

Discount e-commerce business MandM Direct to set up shop on AIM

Fashion, sports and outdoor clothing and apparel retailer MandM Direct is hoping to build on recent full-year revenues of £118.9 million by floating on the London Stock Exchange.

Having closed a number of sites in 2012, GAME has re-grown its footprint

GAME plays its way out of administration and seeks digital-led growth on stock exchange

High street entertainment retailer GAME has completed its recovery from administration by announcing a move back to the public markets.

Licence plan: Storyboard Assets joined the market to grow its illustration business

Storyboard Assets takes action to leave public markets

Children's illustration business Storyboard Assets is about to bring to an end a six-year period of being a public company.

Big Red Cloud: Finance director Paraic Nolan and CEO Marc O'Dwyer

Big Red Cloud Group banks on AIM tech resurgence

AIM is set to attract a new fast-growth technology company after Big Red Cloud Group announced plans for an IPO.

Charles Clark and Hugh Cox are experiencing growing demand for analytics tools

New technology firm joins London’s AIM 

Cloud-based enterprise data analytics platform Rosslyn Data Technologies Group is now a listed firm after joining the Alternative Investment Market.

Luke Johnson is part owner of Patisserie Valerie and has experience of rollouts

Luke Johnson’s Patisserie Valerie unveils listing on London's AIM market

The holding company behind the Patisserie Valerie chain of cafe and casual dining locations is looking to build on revenues of £60.1 million by going public.

Bagir Group supplies UK retailers such as Marks & Spencer with formalwear

Israeli tailor used by Marks & Spencer debuts on London's AIM stock exchange

Bagir Group has joined the Alternative Investment Market and raised £20 million to fund future growth.

Regenersis provides services to companies such as HTC, Nokia and Samsung

Regenersis snaps up Finish firm Blancco using £100 million placing

Alternative Investment Market-listed Regenersis has closed a £100 million capital market fundraising to facilitate the acquisition of Blancco.

Venture Life has posted solid growth in a market growing in the western world

Venture Life joins AIM to fund ageing population product development

A business directed towards the developing of products for an ageing population has joined the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

Venture capital-backed Future Fifty firm Just Eat eyes up stock market flotation 

Fast food online marketplace Just Eat is set to reap a return for its consortium of investors by listing on the London Stock Exchange and raising £100 million.

Futura Medical is looking to take its sexual health products into new markets

Sexual performance enhancement healthcare company raises £12 million

Healthcare business Futura Medical has used its AIM listing to raise new funds for growth of its sexual health and pain relief products.

George Osborne kicked off an employee ownership drive in 2012

ISDX move for employee ownership funding company

Capital for Colleagues has conditionally raised £2.19 million in a placing which will see the business join the ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange.

Xeros and Bill Westwater have been successful with VC funding so far

Smart laundry business Xeros makes move towards public markets

Xeros is set to build on the venture capital funding it has already received by floating on London's Alternative Investment Market.

Future plans: Pets at Home CEO Nick Wood will continue to lead the business

Pets at Home becomes latest retail giant to announce IPO plans

Private equity-backed Pets at Home is set to raise £275 million after outlining plans to join the London Stock Exchange.

Poundland stores are located on high streets and in shopping centres and

Discount retailer Poundland to list on stock market

Poundland will pursue growth on the London Stock Exchange after announcing plans to proceed with an initial public offering.

Manx Telecom has seen growing demand for 4G services on the Isle of Man

Manx Telecom backers HgCapital and CPS Partners set to exit through IPO

Isle of Man-based communications provider Manx Telecom has outlined plans to join London's Alternative Investment Market.

Vitesse Media has brands including SmallBusiness and Information Age

AIM fundraising for Vitesse Media ahead of crowdfunding platform launch

Digital media company Vitesse Media has announced plans to raise £265,000 to fund the creation of a new crowdfunding platform.

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