Investment company EPE Special Opportunities started out as Epic Reconstruction. Epic joined Aim on 16 September 2003, when it raised £30m at 100p a share – equivalent to 500p. The name was changed in September 2008. EPE raised £5m from a placing and 3.0574-for-one open offer at 5p a share in June. There was a subsequent five-for-one share consolidation on 15 June 2009. EPE invests in distressed businesses.