Swedish FSA opens market abuse investigation into EQT

Finansinspektionen is examining whether Europe's biggest listed private equity firm EQT has broken the EU's market abuse directive.


The Swedish FSA, Finansinspektionen, has opened an investigation into whether the Swedish equity fund EQT has broken the EU's market abuse directive, according to its website.

On Sep. 14, the authority asked EQT to explain why the fund had postponed the publication of insider information, which it had reported to the authority on Sep. 7.

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