Illiquid assets and their challenges for UK schemes

Amid growing calls to allocate to illiquids, our expert panel explores the difficulties

Professional Pensions
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Illiquid assets and their challenges for UK schemes

Earlier this year the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a consultation on a new regime to enable open-ended funds to invest more efficiently in long-term illiquid assets.

This came amid a challenging market environment that has supported investor interest in illiquid assets, as they look beyond traditional assets in order to secure returns. And, at a Bank of Engl...

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