Investment Trusts 

Exposure to illiquids via investment trusts is not plain sailing

Exposure to illiquids via investment trusts is not plain sailing

The demise of LF Woodford Equity Income Fund and the suspension from trading of open-ended property funds in 2016 and late last year has highlighted the problems that can arise when daily dealing funds hold illiquid assets. This has reinforced the view of some investment professionals that the best way to access illiquid assets like property are closed-ended funds such as investment trusts.

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