A matter of time: how to successfully plan for your IPO in 2017
'In the UK AIM market, the total market capitalisation of companies listed has grown from £75bn in 2015 to £95.6bn in July 2017. Whilst the number of companies listed has reduced from 1,074 in 2015 to 966 in 2017, the growth in market capitalisation illustrates a shift in the AIM landscape. It is interesting to consider whether this indicates companies are now potentially larger at the date of listing, and a more mature growth business than those that listed previously. So in this fast moving market, how are IPOs fairing in 2017 and when is the right time to list?'