Key elements: Industrial-academic network + dataset sharing

Imperial Business School and Plato Partnership network promises insights into European market structure

..By harnessing the combined expertise of Imperial College Business School and our members, we will be able to strengthen the ties we have forged between academia and the market to continue to deliver real, tangible benefits for our members."

Nej Djelal

Co-Chair, Plato Partnership

Plato Partnership Limited ("Plato Partnership"), a not-for-profit company comprising the largest global asset managers and broker dealers, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Imperial College Business School to establish and lead a European Market Structure research network.

Led by Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology, the initiative will build and grow a network to facilitate independent academic research across the full breadth of the European market structure debate.  In January 2018 the market faced the largest regulatory overhaul in a decade.

Combining academic rigour with institutional knowledge and data from the largest market participants is a global first that would allow for the in-depth analysis of consolidated data sets usually not available to academics. It is expected that top quality research and analysis around this extremely detailed data, especially on so-called “dark trading” in European equities, will provide the analytical foundation for appropriate market structures in Europe and beyond.

You can read the full news article here.

London, European financial capital