North London-based IQ Research is a research and consultancy services provider to the financial services sector. It joined Plus-quoted/Ofex in 2005 at 8.5p a share. On 29 November 2007, IQ joined Aim and raised £850,000 at 2p a share. At the same time IQ bought Rosslyn Research for £600,000 in cash and shares. IQ completed the acquisition of three companies from Media Square on 30 January 2009. The initial cost was £1m in cash and shares. A share placing raised £600,000 gross (£133,000 net) at 0.1p a share.