AIM must be set free from any LSE mega-merger

With “exchanges” clearly seeing providing the facilities to list and trade equities as of ever diminishing importance, it doesn’t take much of a mental leap to realise at the monthly board meetings of the directors of MegaExchange, AIM will never be given any agenda airtime at all.

Asos parts company with founder Nick Robertson after 15 years

On the back of its share price falling by over 25 per cent inside six months, online clothing and apparel retailer Asos has revealed founder Nick Robertson is standing down from his role as CEO – handing the reins over to the company’s CFO.

AIM stock exchange: 20 years boiled down into numbers

When the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market was launched 20 years ago today it had only ten companies worth an aggregate market value of £82m. Fast-forward and over 3,500 companies have floated raising more than £90bn.

Governments apprenticeship drive hits the capital markets

On the eve of its 20th birthday, 850 of the Alternative Investment Market’s (AIM) 1100 companies have pledged to “open doors to apprentices” as part of a drive to encourage more high-growth SMEs to use the recruitment and training process.