Over 270,000 entities have been assigned an LEI yet the Central Operating Unit, the body that is supposed to provide guidance to the LOUs still does not exist. So the universe of entities that have LEIs is a mish-mash of US and European funds and other businesses that have little rhyme or reason. This edition of Inside the LEI breaks down the LEI universe. While the number of entities that have an LEI has increased markedly, many entities that should have an LEI still do not.
LEI universe covered in this Alert = 237,826
Overlap between two universes = 19,411