Change, challenge and opportunity: The impact of MiFID II on FTSE 350 Investor Relations - OC
The introduction of MiFID II has put the investor relations teams of UK companies under increasing pressure as demands from investors soar. Orient Capital examines how this evolution in the IR industry has placed more responsibility on the shoulders of IROs while reducing the level of support they receive from the sell-side.
Regulatory change has put the investor relations teams of UK companies’ under increasing pressure as demands from investors soar, according to the latest research from Orient Capital. The implementation of MiFID II in January last year increased the range of responsibilities IR teams must take on as support they receive from brokers has reduced, and investors engage with issuers directly. This is placing IR teams under strain.
Orient Capital interviewed a cross-section of investor relations professionals from within FTSE 350 companies, across 12 sectors, to help understand the changing industry landscape and dynamics.
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Orient Capital is a global leader in share ownership analytics, market intelligence, investor communication and shareholder management technology.
Orient Capital is the largest analyser of share registers globally and the dominant provider of equity ownership analytics to listed companies in multiple markets. miraqle, Orient Capital’s unique web-based, capital markets’ management platform, is the desktop investor relations solution of choice for over 1,200 listed companies in the UK, Europe, Australasia, Asia and Africa.
Published 11 February, 2019