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MoneyWeek – The rise of independent research outfits

03 Oct 2019 / In the media
Debt investments

Hardman & Co CEO Keith Hiscock was today interviewed by Scott Langley as part of the MoneyWeek article exploring the rise of independent research boutiques in response to the MiFID II directive.

Keith Hiscock explains that:

Firms “have the big blocks on the shareholder register, but the share price is determined by small trades,”

“Average trade sizes are low.” Some companies have a natural advantage. A consumer-friendly product such as tonic water (Fever-Tree) or chocolate retail (Hotel Chocolat), to cite two popular smaller stocks, can leverage consumers’ awareness into the investment sphere. But if, say, you are a logistics company then it will come down to engaging with investment platforms and generating press coverage.

For the full article, click here.