Why do companies list on AIM?

Places a value on the business. Tax incentives available for investments in AIM companies attractive to both individual and institutional investors. Enhances the company’s public profile. Gives shareholders the opportunity to realise all or part of the value of their shareholdings.

Are AIM shares listed or unlisted?

Tax incentives for companies investing in AIM companies Although shares and securities traded on AIM are colloquially referred to as ‘listed on AIM’, they are in fact not listed, but rather admitted to trading on AIM.

How many companies are listed on the AIM?

At launch, AIM comprised only 10 companies valued collectively at £82.2 million. As at May 2021, 821 companies comprise the sub-market, with an average market cap of £80 million per listing….Alternative Investment Market.

Type Stock exchange
Currency GBP, US$
No. of listings 821
Website AIM homepage on London Stock Exchange website

Do you pay capital gains tax on AIM listed shares?

You won’t be taxed on dividends from AIM shares held in an ISA, nor will you have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on any of the profits you make. The standard CGT rate is 10%, while the higher rate is 20%. Dividends received in ISAs are also exempt from tax.

How big does a company need to be to list on AIM?

There are no requirements in the AIM Rules for prospective companies to be of a minimum size, to have an established trading record or to have a prescribed minimum free float.

How do you become AIM listed?

There are no prescriptive eligibility criteria for joining AIM, however, a company must:

  1. Appoint a Nominated Adviser (‘nomad’) and retain their services for the duration of the time the company remains on AIM.
  2. Appoint a corporate broker and retain their services throughout the time the company remains on market.

Are AIM companies on the Official List?

AIM companies are not listed, and are hence not subject to the Listing Rules.

Is AIM a Recognised Stock Exchange?

AIM operates, and is regulated by the LSE in its capacity as a Recognised Investment Exchange.

Is AIM a good buy?

AIM ImmunoTech has received a consensus rating of Buy.

How do you trade on AIM?

Discover how you can trade and invest in the AIM….Steps to trading and investing in AIM shares:

  1. Decide whether you want to trade or invest in AIM shares.
  2. Create an account or log in and go to our platform.
  3. Identify your opportunity.
  4. Take steps to manage your risk.
  5. Open and monitor your position.

Is AIM a good investment?

It is hard to make your mind up about AIM, the Alternative Investment Market that has nurtured some big names, but also hosted huge failures. The market had a strong 2020, outperforming the broader UK equity market by 33 per cent, and its record this year has continued to be good.

Do all AIM shares qualify for BPR?

Not every investment or interest in a business will qualify for BPR, but BPR will typically be available for: Shares in an unquoted qualifying company, even a minority holding. Shares in a qualifying company listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)