MIV - IPO BENEFITS

The MIV is a primary and secondary market.

The listing of AIFs allows to raise funds more efficiently through the IPO and follow-ons and to optimise early redemptions in case of need.

AIFs listed on MIV

Unlisted AIFs

Investor base

  • Able to attract a wider and more diversified investor base, including, asset owners (e.g. family office, private banking, insurance companies, pension funds)
  • The listing on a regulated market removes investment limitations for UCITS in illiquid assets
  • Equal conditions and equal treatment for all investors
  • Limited number of potential investors, based on fund managers’ personal network
  • Limits to investments in unlisted instruments for certain UCITS
  • Contractual conditions laid down at individual level with investors based on ad hoc negotiations

Fundraise

  • Possibility to ‘passport’ the Prospectus approved by an EU Authority to the Italian Authority
  • Potentially larger offer size and faster fundraising process
  • Ability to raise financial resources through follow-ons
  • Possibility of using Borsa Italiana's direct distribution platform
  • European regulatory restrictions may prevent the fundraise in certain EU member states
  • Fundraising process potentially limited and sluggish

Visibility

  • High visibility and degree of credibility perceived by a wider investor base and stakeholders community
  • Track record and standing perceived by a limited number of investors and stakeholders

Transparency

  • Reporting obligations and transparency requirements guaranteed and appreciated by investors
  • Flexible communication and transparency

Liquidity

  • The secondary market allows a transparent and continuous price formation
  • For the professional segment, an innovative negotiation mechanism anchored to the NAV, reducing the impact of the so called “liquidity discount”
  • The limited liquidity of financial instruments weights on the portfolio management activity
  • Opaque price formation
  • Investors may request an higher liquidity discount

Contacts: investmentvehicles@borsaitaliana.it

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Amendments to the MIV rules
With resolution no. 20906 of the 2 May 2019, Consob approved the amendments to the Rules of the Markets managed and organized by Borsa Italiana, already approved by Borsa Italiana’s Board of Directors on 25 March 2019

The amendments include the review of the rules governing alternative funds (AIFs) to be listed on the MIV market (Market for Investment Vehicles). The amendments entered into force on 3 June 2019

MIV: The Italian Regulated Market for Alternative Investment Funds

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