MiFID II could put block investors in reverse gear

The MiFID II requirement for banks to justify allocation decisions on equity capital markets (ECM) deals could encourage investors to make reverse enquiries to lead managers, write Sam Kerr and Aidan Gregory.

  • By Aidan Gregory, Sam Kerr
  • 11 Jan 2018

MiFID II requires banks to keep spreadsheets detailing how they have allocated securities in capital markets deals, and, in each line, record the reasons for the allocation and how full it was compared with how much paper other investors received.

Regulators can ask banks to produce this information for ...

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