Fixed-income spin-offs will be popular – poll

More than 75% of respondents expect dealers to pursue joint ventures

image of a vote being made at a ballot box polled 150 respondents

More than three-quarters of respondents to a poll believe the spin-off of challenged fixed-income businesses by banks will be a popular response to falling revenues and rising capital requirements – and the majority of those voters believe so-called deconsolidation will be attractive to large and small players alike. Asked whether deconsolidation would take off, 42% said it would be widespread, while 35% agreed but said it would only be popular among smaller players. Slightly l

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