Robert Tyerman was news editor of 'Growth Company Investor'.

Growth Planning

Looking for life after delisting

With regulation and costs increasing and markets slack, many smaller companies have chosen to delist from AIM. Robert Tyerman reports.

Company Flotations

Float your boat on PLUS Markets

PLUS-quoted continues to attract entrepreneurial ventures looking to tap into a sea of investment capital, writes Robert Tyerman.

Exit Strategies

Leaving the AIM market

Robert Tyerman reports on the numerous and varied reasons why an increasing number of companies are currently choosing to exit AIM


AIM launch for seismic group

Thalassa Energy has raised £3.1 million on AIM to buy marine seismic equipment for offshore oil exploration and production.

Company Flotations

Making the most of junior markets like AIM

AIM is a well-established source of capital and forum for deals, while the PLUS Quoted market is striving to carve a niche at the junior end of the corporate spectrum. Winners of the Growth Company Awards tell Robert Tyerman how they are seizing the opportunities that these exchanges provide.


Secrets of business success shared

There's no better way to learn how to be successful than hearing from those at the top of their game. Robert Tyerman speaks to some of the winners of the fourth annual Quoted Company Awards, organised by our sister magazine Growth Company Investor.

Company Flotations

Cash shells uncovered

There are 49 cash shells - businesses with money but no trading operations - listed in London on both AIM and PLUS. And they've got close to £80 million to spend. Could your business reverse into one and pick up the cash? Robert Tyerman and Leslie Copeland report.


No crony of Tony

One entrepreneur who will not be buying a title from the Government is David Soskin, the former merchant banker who has built online travel information company Cheapflights into a market leader and one of the few British internet companies to launch successfully in the USA.


Gina sings the blues

Guests at AIM-quoted Tanzanite One’s results reception at Tower Bridge the other evening had more to celebrate than the Bermuda-domiciled company’s trebled annual profits.


Giving Budge a bear hug

Mikhail Abyzov, boss of Russia's second largest coal company Kuzbassrazrezugl, has pre-empted Richard Budge's plan for a stock market comeback by buying his Powerfuel vehicle.