The big attraction

In current market conditions, it has become commonplace for broking firms to look to acquire rivals in an attempt to maintain growth, but for smaller companies, the lack of liquid capital makes this activity near impossible. To negotiate this hurdle, some brokers have listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to realise the value of their company and to allow them to exploit worldwide financial markets.Launched in 1995, AIM is a market for smaller, growing companies who wish to embra