Exit this way No.2: open-ended fund exits

By Deborah Lloyd

This is the second in a series of three briefings examining the hot topic of fund exits.

In our first briefing, we looked at the exit methods for closed-ended funds. In this briefing, we will look at issues and trends for open-ended funds and how they differ from closed-ended funds.

While open-ended funds may have a fixed end date, it is usually considerably longer than for closed-ended funds and often an open-ended fund will continue for an infinite period. Most significantly, open-ended funds allow investors to exit the fund during the term by way of redemption. In 2010 to 2013, we saw an increase in the number of new open-ended funds launched. This trend reflected investors’ appetite for more liquidity in their investments. This is now changing as the market improves…

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