Tim Ward, Quoted Companies
Alliance CEO said, "It's clear that small and mid-cap quoted companies
believe that the Government could do much more to foster an environment to help them raise the finance they need to grow and create jobs.
On this basis, there should be some real opportunities for buyouts of quoted companies
70 per cent of fund managers say that growth of quoted companies
up to GBP250m capitalisation are constrained by being listed - Approximately two thirds of companies (66 per cent) and fund managers (62 per cent) strongly agree that private equity is better at incentivising management and growing companies - Over half of fund managers surveyed said that private equity was better at understanding and valuing smaller businesses than the capital markets
And despite the popularity of the Share Aware seminars, research shows that just 12 per cent of Scots own or are interested in owning shares in quoted companies
, half the level of interest elsewhere in the UK.
Having quoted companies
based in this region can also benefit as the focus of the managements' attention, their homes, their families, lifestyle, schooling etc is also based in the region.
We recognise that smaller quoted companies
are in dire need of greater research coverage," says Chris Boxall, Managing Director of Investors Champion.
The survey, Smaller Quoted Companies
- Making The Right Market Choice, canvassed the views of 158 directors of fully listed, AIM and PLUS companies, revealing that overall 62 per cent of companies are satisfied with their markets, seven per cent lower than the 2006 survey.
Directorships held in publicly quoted companies
within the last 5 years:-
UK quoted companies
issued 45 profit warnings in Q2 2010, a near seven-year low in the second quarter, falling below 50 for the first time since 2003.
LONDON, August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quoted Companies
Alliance (QCA) has released a guide to help AIM companies comply with the requirement to have a website providing Investor Relations (IR) information.
Angered by a perceived lack of consultation, leaders of the CBE, the Institute of Directors and the Quoted Companies
Alliance are to meet Industry Minister Margaret Hodge on Monday to seek changes.
non-executive director of Plasmon PLC, both publicly quoted companies