Zest Group joined Aim on 24 March 2005 at 3p a share. A year later it announced the purchase of reggae label Greensleeves Records for £3.25m in cash and shares, minus a subsequent warranty payment of £456,000. Zest also raised Greensleeves was sold for £3.1m in February 2008. Zest is left with the publishing and recording rights to Tara Chinn, Nasio Fontaine, Tony Fennell and Richard Griffiths. It wants to add further rights to its portfolio but it is effectively a shell.