Use of Prospectuses by Investors and Professional Advisers

90 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2004

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Ian Ramsay

Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne

Abstract

This study reports the results of a survey of Australian investors and their professional advisers on how they use prospectuses and the utility of prospectuses. Information is obtained in relation to prospectuses for managed funds and direct share investments and includes (a) the most popular source of information for investment decisions, (b) views on the utility of prospectuses, and (c) how often trading is undertaken.

Keywords: prospectuses, disclosure

JEL Classification: G23, K22

Suggested Citation

Ramsay, Ian, Use of Prospectuses by Investors and Professional Advisers. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=555901 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.555901

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