London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) for small and growing companies has been a roaring success. More than a thousand companies are now members and some of these companies aren’t small. New Star Asset Management (LSE: NSAM), for example, has a £1.1bn market cap while gold miner Peter Hambro Mining (LSE: POG) is currently worth around £940m.
What’s more, many overseas companies have also chosen to join AIM. US diagnostics company Spacelabs Healthcare (LSE: SLAB) is one example….