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Investment firm

Investment firms are business enterprises that have been granted a concession to act as investment firms by the Financial Supervision Authority FIN-FSA. Investment firms are allowed to engage in the intermediation and implementation of trading assignments in financial instruments, trading in financial instruments on own account, asset management, investment advisory services, emission arrangement and underwriting, and arrangement of multilateral trading. In addition, investment firms are allowed to offer services related to the foregoing, such as custodial services of financial instruments, and production and distribution of investment analyses.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Concession to act as an investment firm is granted by the Finnish Financial Supervision Authority. Investment firms are allowed to engage in securities brokerage, market-making, securities dealing, underwriting, emission arrangement and asset management.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 31 December 2007

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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