Chelverton's Robertson: MiFID II has created market of 'rich pickings' for small caps

Due to drop in research

James Baxter-Derrington
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Dale Robertson of Chelverton
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Dale Robertson of Chelverton

Chelverton's European Select fund is focusing on small-cap companies in a bid to take advantage of "mispricing" caused by the implementation of MiFID II.

Co-manager of the £43m fund Dale Robertson said the reduced research conducted into companies at the smaller end of the market cap spectrum has created a world of "rich pickings" for investors willing to investigate. Injecting hope into UK equities: Short-term volatility worth the pain to reap long-term rewards "The amount of research which was being done at the very small end of the market cap universe got stopped [post-MiFID II] because it was not commercial for the banks to produce research on these companies," he explained. "When there is less research being done on companies i...

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