Cele 33 de noi firme straine de investitii au fost autorizate in prealabil de Financial Sevices Authorithy, institutie omoloaga CNVM pe piata de capital din Marea Britanie, astfel ca, pentru a-si desfasura activitati pe piata de profil din Romania, aceste entitati au avut obligatia doar sa notifice CNVM in acest sens. Dintre aceste ultime firme, 29 sunt societati cu raspundere limitata (LTD).

Numarul total al firmelor straine de investitii a ajuns astfel la 202.

Printre cele mai cunoscute firme din acest ultim val sunt Dresdner Kleinwort Securities (divizia de brokeraj a bancii de investitii Dresdner Kleinwort, afiliata grupului Dresdner Bank AG), Nomura International Plc (divizia din Marea Britanie a grupului japonez Nomura Holdings) si Triland Metals Ltd (companie de intermediere si market maker pe piata metalelor neferoase London Metal Exchange - LME, fiind o subsidiara a Mitsubisi Corporation).

Celelelate 30 de firme inscrise in registrul CNVM sunt Hamilton Lane (UK) Ltd, Jefferies Investment Management Ltd, Jefferies International Ltd, RFSC International Limited, Courtiers Investment Services Limited, Chancery Asset Management, W H Irreland Ltd, Price Bailey (PB) Financial Planning Ltd, Buckles Investment Services Ltd, Weston Cummins Ltd, Carbon Communications International Ltd, Partridge Muir Warren Ltd, Globe Independent Financial Advisors Ltd, Nolan Bapstist and Bond Independent Financial Advisers, Chambers and Newman Financial services LLP, Longacre Partners Ltd, EFG Ashby London Financial Services Ltd, ALPS F S Ltd, TFP Wealth Management Ltd, Jobson James Financial services Ltd, Merlin Financial Consultants Ltd, PSFM Ltd, Rometsch & Moor Limited, Muirfield Partnership Ltd, Milne Wight & Co Ltd, Lusight Limited, J M Taylor Ltd, Evolution Markets Limited, Aspinall Financial Management Limited, Ashcourt Financial Planning Ltd.