AIM to help SMEs
Friday, October 7, 2005, 01:03
Alternative Investment Market, AIM is planning a European invasion, The Financial Times reports. The company focuses on small and medium sized enterprises and traded shares for 355 companies last year. Several European SMEs can benefit from being listed on the London market, and in Hungary, Poland and the Check Republic there are hundreds of potential enterprises, says Chris Gibson the president of the stock market. AIM is considering the establishment of a consulting company with the help of which enterprises could register at the section of London stock exchange, focusing on SMEs. Due to the penetration of to the European continental market the number of companies the shares of which are traded by AIM could increase from this year's 389 to 2,600 in the next few years. (Vg 17) Fr.Sz.