European Short Observer December 2017

This report displays insights from the European Short Disclosure Regulation (ESMA). Using daily filings, we track over 50 billion Euros in short investments across more than 250 managers. Here we’ll explore last month’s sector exposure changes and best short picks. We’ve also ranked the most shorted securities, the most covered securities, and the top new shorts.

December’s biggest increase in aggregate shorted value was in Consumer Staples. Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. was the best short, with no managers shorting it at the end of the month.