Prominent investors criticize Lundbeck's share structure split

Pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck’s recently proposed split share structure has not been well received by some big investors.

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Last week, Lundbeck announced a new share structure dividing shares into two categories, which would allow the company to hunt for external financing without the Lundbeck Foundation, which is the majority shareholder, having to relinquish any power.

The news has been met with criticism from a string of pension funds and private investors, as reported by Danish media Berlingske.

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