The European Commission’s flagship initiative of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) aims to unlock funding for capital markets and find ways of linking investors and savers with growth.
In this ECMI Policy Brief, Karel Lannoo observes that Brexit will have a big impact on the asset management industry for three reasons: 1) the passport will disappear for UK-licensed companies, whi
This paper presents the key findings reported in the 2016 ECMI Statistical Package, a comprehensive and up-to-date database compiled annually on the dynamics of European and global capital markets
Contingent convertible capital (CoCo) is a debt instrument that converts to equity or is written off if the issuing bank fails to meet a distress threshold.
On November 9th, the 2016 ECMI Annual Conference was jointly organised by ECMI and the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School.
Venture capital can be a lifeline to innovative and growth-oriented start-ups and small businesses in need of external capital.
The European securitisation market experienced constant growth for almost a decade prior to the financial crisis, but it then plunged precipitously and has never fully recovered.
Capital markets in Europe currently lack the necessary depth, scale and integration to provide the funds for innovative firms to grow, thereby imposing a high cost on both firms and investors.
Karel Lannoo opens his contribution by observing that it is understandable why the UK attaches immense importance to retaining access to the EU’s single market, given that financial services accoun
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