The Isle of Man is one of the leading locations in the world for companies with a listing on AIM (Alternative Investment Market.
Recent research conducted by Hemscott showed the Isle of Man to have the largest number of non-UK incorporated AIM top 100 companies. The Isle of Man was shown to have a market share of 18.6%, up from 16.3% a year earlier (2010). The market capital of non-UK AIM 100 companies registered in the Isle of Man stands at over £1bn.
The Isle of Man is renowned for quality in the provision of financial services including:
It has focused on generating an environment to encourage continued growth of high quality finance entities wishing to migrate to the Island or establish a new presence here.
With a Aa1 sovereign rating from Moody's, it has been recognised by the IMF as a well-regulated offshore Finance Centre of excellence.
The Isle of Man Government is committed to promoting and enhancing the Island's reputation as a well respected international business centre and as an established platform for business success and prosperity.