Matthew Hose, investment companies researcher at Jefferies, has said alternatives-focused investment trusts - investing in illiquid assets including infrastructure, renewables and private equity - is an area he expects to grow further, thanks to strong performance in recent years and a greater opportunity for higher returns than conventional investment trusts.
Alternatives strategies only represented around 15% of the trust sector in the late 1990s but a changing market environment, increasing demand for income and a better understanding of the closed-ended...
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