Aim delistings in September fall

Aim delistings for September hit an 18-month low yesterday, in the latest sign that the worst of the downturn has passed.&nbsp; Just 15 companies delisted last month, the lowest amount since March last year, data from City law firm Trowers &amp; Hamlins LLP and accountants UHY Hacker Young will show today. The total number of companies delisting from Aim during the third quarter fell<br />by 10 per cent on the previous quarter, to 65 companies, down from 72 companies during the second quarter.<br />A total of 527 companies have delisted from Aim since the credit crunch bit<br />two years ago &ndash; 295 in the last 12 months. &ldquo;Financial stress is now the dominant cause of AIM delistings,&rdquo; <br />the report will say.