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The potential consequences of Mifid II for smaller company research

Ken Wotton, fund manager at Livingbridge Equity Funds, speaks to FT Adviser about the potential consequences of Mifid II which comes into force today.

Mifid II is designed to offer greater protection for investors and inject more transparency into investing in all asset classes across European fund houses, including how asset managers pay for the research they use to make investment decisions.

Ken Wotton comments:

“While the wider ambition for Mifid II should be applauded, an unintended consequence could be reduced coverage of smaller quoted companies as asset managers source significantly less research from banks and brokers.”


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