On the evening of 7th November I revealed how perma-dog ( with fleas) Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) was trying to raise money at just 2p even though the shares were 12.5p at the close the working day before. The next morning it fessed, citing my article, and admitted that the issue had been pulled and that it only had cash to last until January 31. The late Mama Cass put a date in her diary for a new gig. Today comes the words every investor dreads “strategic review.”
At 9.07 PM last night I revealed here that Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) was working on a placing, trying ( I stress trying) to raise £3 million at just 2p as against a 10p bid price. I flagged my piece up to the PR bunnies at Hudson Sandler and so ensured they all had a late night as today there is a response to comment on “an article published on the ShareProphets website on the evening of 7 November 2022 regarding a possible equity raise.” Timber!
Such is the terrible track record of Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) - minus 97.8% from peak - and such is the severity of the bear market in small caps that what follows should not be that shocking but it is still shocking. Since last week Applied has been on a dog and pony show with its broker. The aim was to raise £3 million. However, the details are horrific:
A rise in the shares of AIM-listed Applied Graphene (AGM) caught my eye today. Like Haydale (HAYD) and Versarien (VRS) – apparently – it is a graphene play on the world’s most successful growth market. So how is the growth here? Er…..
With “the number of active engagements increased significantly in the year and currently stands at around 100”, an AGM statement from Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) emphasises “the board remains pleased with the progress that the group is making towards the commercialisation of its products and proprietary technologies… Following on from our initial production orders the business secured additional production orders”. Sounds encouraging…