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Equities. Industry and company analysis: Function - Delistings (CACT)

This is an introduction to the functions withing the Bloomberg Terminal that allow to research equities and do company and industry analysis. Example used: Maersk and liner shipping industry

Delisting is the removal of a listed security from a stock exchange.

Reasons for delistings:

  • Companies are bought by a private equity fund;
  • Companies cannot  put up with the regulatory burden of being a public company;
  • Companies bankrupt;
  • The industry disappears (i.e. consumer cameras, Kodak);
  • M & A happens;
  • The company is relisted to another exchange;
  • Other reasons.