Leigh Day takes first formal step against Link on behalf of Woodford investors

Alleges Link "mismanaged" WEIF

James Baxter-Derrington
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Leigh Day, one of the law firms representing investors in the former Woodford Equity Income fund (WEIF), has sent its Letter Before Action (LBA) to Link Fund Solutions, thereby instigating the first formal legal step against the authorised corporate director (ACD).

In the letter, Leigh Day alleges that Link "mismanaged" the fund, particularly in relation to liquidity levels, which it argues the ACD "maintained a stance which…simply sought to avoid putting it in further...

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