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Ken Wotton speaks to Investment Week about the impact of MiFID II on small-cap research

Fund Manager, Ken Wotton, speaks to Investment Week about Livingbridge's  internal research capabilities in light of the impact of MiFID II on small-cap research

Addressing the broader impact of the MiFID II, Ken said that whilst it is still "too early to gauge" the impact of MiFID II on small-cap research, he believes eventually more brokers will set about "reducing the number of analysts they have and focussing on the sectors where they have particularly strong teams".

Ken believes that those fund managers who have not developed their internal research capabilities, as in the case of Livingbridge, would likely have "already seen their costs go up quite a lot" due to their reliance on sell-side research.

 

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