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Capital Markets and Corporate Governance$
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Nicholas Dimsdale and Martha Prevezer

Print publication date: 1994

Print ISBN-13: 9780198287889

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.001.0001

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A Larger Role for Institutional Investors

A Larger Role for Institutional Investors

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(p.99) 4 A Larger Role for Institutional Investors
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Capital Markets and Corporate Governance
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J. P. Charkham

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0006

This chapter argues that the role of institutional investors is crucial in matters of corporate accountability. After all, these investors, more than anyone, guard the savings of the people. Thus, the chapter provides an overview of two types of institutional investing: types A and B, with the former approach being the ideal. The chapter then explores the motivations surrounding the preference of most fund managers and trustees of one type to another. It re-examines the type A approach under such issues as free-rider problems, the internationalization of stock-markets, insider trading, responding to bids, and the fact that the type B process has become so engrained as to make change difficult.

Keywords:   institutional investors, corporate accountability, savings, institutional investing, fund managers, free-rider problems, insider trading

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