In About-Face, Block Trades Soaring in '06

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
March 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/20/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 136% increase in block trading volume in the first quarter of 2006 over the same period in the previous year. Equity capital market professionals attributed the growth to the new offering guidelines issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as increased use by hedge funds and financial sponsors.


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