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Old 25th Jan 2019, 11:58
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yellowtriumph
 
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Originally Posted by cubemaster View Post
I think 'certain institutional investors' are likely to be the FTSE100 tracker funds, who would have to sell their Unilever shares and buy shares in other FTSE100 companies to maintain their tracker profile.
The intention, by Unilever, was that their shares would continue to be listed in London although Unilever was likely to drop out of the FTSE100. There was a desire to try and make their shares a ‘special case’ in that scenario. Of course it never happened so nothing has come of it. Enough thread drift from me now.
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