Pure Gym, which counts Olympian Chris Hoy among existing backers, has revealed a plan to secure its position as the largest operator of gyms in the UK’s £4.4bn health and fitness industry with a floatation on the London Stock Exchange.
Venture capital (VC) firm Draper Espirit has been admitted to AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s junior market. This, the investment team said, was crucial for the company to realise its ambition of becoming a $1bn business within a few years.
Having grown its revenues to £81.1m as a private company, Hotel Chocolat has announced it will list on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to fuel further expansion.
Legal expert Melanie Wadsworth uses the example of one of the UK's oldest construction companies to examine what family businesses should consider if looking to float and how it is possible to maintain unique family business characteristics whilst still answering to shareholders.
When a company establishes a strong business model, rapidly expands its user base and raises a lot in terms of funding, talk of an initial public offering (IPO) often becomes inevitable. However, for CFOs who have yet to go through the listing process, what skills will be of help
A federal judge has certified two shareholder class action lawsuits accusing Facebook of hiding concerns about growth forecasts prior to the social media company's initial public offering in 2012.
Specialist in corporate and commercial law, Emma Ladd, senior associate at Gardner Leader solicitors, discusses why it's never too early to plan your exit strategy and steps to preparing your business for sale.
Having seen the UK tech sector’s paced growth for almost a decade, George Mathew, president and COO of Alteryx, warns that Britain may be in danger of too closely following America’s lead, creating "sub-prime unicorns".
Richard Windsor of Edison Investment Research explains why so-called unicorns that can’t make money are in fact donkeys with little value.
Ross Williams, founder and CEO of online dating company Venntro Media Group, explains what’s next for online dating businesses as the sector reaches maturity as Tinder parent Match Group plans an IPO.
French company Ingenico Group lined up additional banking support to pave the way for a £6.6bn all-cash takeover of British rival Worldpay – which the payment services firm has shelved to press ahead with a stock market flotation.
Having shunned repeated approaches from Facebook to acquire it, and reportedly recently been under the microscope of Alibaba as a potential purchase, multimedia messaging platform Snapchat has unveiled maiden in-app purchases as it looks to build revenues.