November 6, 2018 / 2:46 PM / 12 days ago

German prosecutors search Blackrock's offices in dividend stripping probe -source

FRANKFURT, Nov 6 (Reuters) - German prosecutors searched the Munich offices of fund investor Blackrock on Tuesday in connection with an investigation of dividend stripping trades, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

A spokesman for Blackrock said: "Blackrock is fully cooperating with an ongoing investigation relating to cum ex transactions in the period 2007-2011."

State prosecutors in Cologne declined to comment. (Writing by John O'Donnell, editing by Edward Taylor)

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