The big property conundrum

UK financial regulator is looking at solutions to fix liquidity issue in real estate funds
Thursday 16 Feb 2017 Author: Tom Sieber
The UK financial regulator is looking at potential changes to commercial property funds to avoid a repeat of last year’s investor panic with the sector. It is part of a wider probe into the use of illiquid assets in open-ended funds. Several property funds suspended trading in July 2016 as investors scrambled to get their cash out. There was widespread concern that the Brexit vote would hurt the property...

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