The range of entities requiring LEI codes is broad and includes the following:
- Entities listed on an exchange
Entities that issue equity, debt or other securities for other capital structures
Entities that trade stock or debt, investment vehicles constituted as corporate entities or collective investment agreements (including umbrella funds as well as funds under an umbrella structure, hedge funds, private equity funds, etc.)
Banks and finance companies
Please note you may be asked by your bank to apply for an LEI code.