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More small companies to exit stock market

The number of small companies exiting the stock market is likely to increase this year for the first time in over two years.

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A survey by mid-tier firm BDO Stoy Hayward found that a change of attitude by institutional shareholders has triggered the rise with many now feeling that the market treats smaller companies poorly.

Over 60% of the 83 institutions questioned said that profitable companies with a market capitalisation of below £250m were not fairly valued, while 80% thought that these companies generated little interest from analysts and investors.

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