Poor Decisions on Corporate Actions Result in $1.65 Billion Lost

New white paper estimates huge losses annually from scrip dividends alone.

Ten pound note in flames

Sub-optimal decisions in corporate actions lead to £1.3 billion ($1.65 billion) in lost revenue from scrip dividends alone, and access to corporate actions data is not sufficient to bridge the gap, according to estimates in a new whitepaper. 

A whitepaper published by Greenberg Traurig, LLP concludes that asset managers do not optimize corporate actions decisions, with scrip dividends highlighted as a key problem area. In 38 percent of scrip dividends, the majority of shares were elected in a

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