Make your money go further for just 25p per day

AIM IHT

August 2019: a flurry of exits on AIM

Brickability joins London Stock Exchange IPO

August 2019 mirrored July with only one new arrival on AIM and plenty of leavers. Our latest free Blog introduces the newcomer and comments on the current state of London’s growth market.


At the end of August 2019 there were 886 companies on AIM, with the total market value £94.2bn. This compares with 895 companies at the end of July 2019 when AIM’s market value was £101bn. Excluding re-admissions and reverse takeovers, there was one new arrival and 10 departures in August 2019.

The lack of suitable newcomers will be a concern to the London Stock Exchange and once Brexit is out of the way (whenever that might be!) we expect a concerted marketing effort to lure suitable companies to list.

The big news in the month from AIM was the short dossier on Burford Capital (LON:BUR), AIM’s largest company by market capitalisation at the end of July, which saw its value more than halve. Burford's troubles represented a large element of the fall in value of AIM as a whole and the 6.4% decline in the AIM All-Share Index in the month.

We have commented extensively on the travails of Burford which has a big…

Sign up and read the full article

Register to continue reading this article.

Get FREE access now

Already a member? Login

This article was written by experts from Fundamental Asset Management.

Specialist Inheritance Tax (IHT) investment management firm, Fundamental, has unrivalled knowledge of AIM and smaller quoted companies. Fundamental has successfully managed AIM portfolios for IHT planning purposes since 2004, delivering outstanding growth for its clients, well ahead of mainstream funds and stock market indices.

Find out more about Fundamental’s services.


Previous article Next article

Have your say

Log in or register to view or add comments.

For access to the top news and insights from the investment world

REGISTER FREE TODAY

Become a Champion Investor for as little as £3.20 per report or get a year's worth of money-making analysis for just £90.

START FREE TRIAL

More on Brickability Group PLC

August 2019: a flurry of exits on AIM

04/09/2019 · News & Insights

August 2019 mirrored July with only one new arrival on AIM and plenty of leavers. Our…


More News & Insights

Weekly round-up: Hong Kong calling

Cancel the WeWork IPO, there’s a new flexible workplace in town

12/09/2019 · Fuller Smith & Turner

Week round-up: small cap results galore