Listed PE trusts: If you're focused on the discount, you'll miss the story

Focus on the advantages

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Steven Tredget of Oakley Capital

Steven Tredget of Oakley Capital

Whenever I speak to investors and advisers, it is only a matter of time before I am asked about the share price discounts to NAV that listed private equity companies trade at. “What are the causes of the stubbornly persistent discounts for many listed PE trusts?” “Will those discounts ever close?” and so on.

These are important questions but, sadly, there is little industry consensus on the answers. One reason for this is that the prism through which many people look at the sector creates misconceptions...

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