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Egging you on: Cash shells are a good way to handle public regulation

Ghost in the shell: How investing in dormant public companies can help you reach your AIM

Cash shells are public businesses that no longer trade, or in some cases never really did: but can they be useful in finding your way onto public platforms?

International appeal: LSE's AIM platform

‘Institutional capital’ key to AIM’s international appeal

The large pool of investors willing to look at high-growth companies from across the globe is crucial to the platform attracting businesses from markets in Asia and the Americas, according to Allenby Capital experts

Legal AIM: Gateley is the first law firm to join the trading platform

Gateley raises £30m on AIM placement

Commercial law firm announces admission and trading of ordinary shares from 8.00am on Monday 8 June

Rising stock: The volume of IPOs in increasing steadily

European IPO transactions up 11% in 2014

Figures show a continuation of rising IPO activity since 2009

Aquatic Foods Group lands £9.3m on AIM flotation

Jersey holding company has large subsidiary based in China

Jimmy Wales says customers have a strong attachment to their chosen causes

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales picks IPO route for mobile business

Mobile phone contract business The People's Operator has outlined plans to join the London Stock Exchange and use funds raise to continue development.

Microsaic Systems has been successful in attracting institutional investors

AIM fundraising for scientific instrument business Microsaic Systems

Technology business Microsaic Systems has gone back to its institutional shareholders for a second time since joining the stock market in 2011.

Crossrider utilises big data to power its proposition aimed at directing adverts

Crossrider becomes latest tech IPO and raises £45.9 million

Digital advertising group Crossrider has joined London's Alternative Investment Market and now plans to grow both organically and through acquisitions.

Best foot forward: Jimmy Choo has grown revenues rapidly in recent years

Jimmy Choo to strut its stuff on London Stock Exchange

Luxury shoe business Jimmy Choo has unveiled plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange to help fuel new market growth.

Rangers have slipped since contesting in the 2008 UEFA Cup Final

Rangers FC uses AIM listing to raise new squad funds

Scottish football club Rangers has begun what it says will be three-year fundraising period by issuing a new share offering.

One of FiarFX's services, Travel Cash, offers free delivery of 23 different currencies

Payments provider FairFX completes IPO

Cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform FairFX is now a public company after the business joined London's junior stock exchange.

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.

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