All interval funds must be governed by a fund board of directors. Like a corporate board of directors, the board of an interval fund registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) has a fiduciary duty to represent the interests of the fund’s shareholders. The operations of the fund, however, are clearly different than those of a corporation.
The structure of the interval fund sector is changing as it expands. Here are three key interval fund market themes to watch out for. Giants Walk the Earth At the end of 2022 there were 16 interval funds with net assets greater than $1 billion. Five years ago, there were only six funds with $1 […]
There are currently more than 70 active interval funds, with a combined total net assets of approximately $35 billion. The increasing popularity of the interval fund structure has attracted new sponsors to the space. Several asset managers with active funds have launched additional products. Seven new interval funds have filed registration statements since the beginning […]
We often receive questions from financial advisors about interval fund liquidity. Perhaps you’ve found a fund with a top notch sponsor, and a strategy that fits perfectly in your client’s portfolio, but have concerns about how easy it is to exit. Understanding the nuances of interval fund liquidity will help you make use of this […]
Alternative investments are no longer alternative- they’ve become an essential part of retirement planning. Retirees are increasingly investing in non-traded REITs, interval funds, and private placements in order to generate income and grow their assets.