IA report: Wealth managers show 'significant' interest in private assets despite barriers

LTAFs slated to address lack of suitable vehicles

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Regulatory barriers and higher costs stand in way of private assets

Regulatory barriers and higher costs stand in way of private assets

Wealth managers are increasingly looking to invest in private assets on behalf of clients, but a lack of appropriate vehicles, regulatory barriers and higher costs often stand in the way, according to research by the Investment Association and investment platform Goji.

According to the research, 80% of 24 surveyed wealth managers, with over £270bn of investment assets between them, already invest private assets for their clients to deliver greater diversification and...

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