Alternative Investment Market. A small cap stock market in the UK.
Lighter listing rules reduce the costs for the companies listing and seeking external equity finance.
A good starting point for growth companies not quite ready for the main LSE.
Other Trading Basics
How big companies finance short-term cash flow.
Like bonds but without the coupon, instead, the APR is determined by the discount the agreements are entered into and the length of time to repayment.
For example, a blue chip company might borrow $9.95m dollars today and repay $10m in a month’s time.