AIM

(redirected from Alternative Investment Market)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Alternative Investment Market: Alternative investments

AIM

(1) (AOL Instant Messenger) America Online's instant messaging service, which supports text chat, photo sharing, online gaming and PC to PC voice. An AIM list of Instant Messenger contacts is called a "Buddy List." AIM was part of America Online and then a stand-alone service in 1997. It was discontinued at the end of 2017. See instant messaging.

(2) (Application Integration Middleware) An umbrella term for middleware software that ties applications together. See application integration, middleware and PPMW.

(3) (Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, Warrendale, PA, www.aimglobal.org) The trade association for the automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry. Established in 1982 as a product division of the Material Handling Institute (MHI), AIM is involved in setting standards for barcodes, magnetic stripes and RFID technology. See also AIIM.

(4) (Apple IBM Motorola) The alliance of Apple, IBM and Motorola that developed the PowerPC chip. See PowerPC and Apple-IBM alliance.
References in periodicals archive ?
One North East director of business and industry Ian Williams said: "The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) can be an excellent way for regional companies to access finance to assist them to develop and grow.
Newport engineering company CH Bailey has announced that its shares will begin trading on the Alternative Investment Market on August 9.
L) is a publicly listed company on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Full browser ?