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
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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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