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White paper on the ins and outs of illiquid investments

White paper on the ins and outs of illiquid investments

24-09-2015 | Research

Investing in illiquid asset classes has become increasingly widespread among pension funds in the last few decades. There are a number of reasons for its increasing popularity, including the notions of higher expected returns and the potentially greater diversification opportunities that illiquid investments can offer. However, it is not always clear what the required extra return or diversification advantage of illiquidity should be. Robeco researchers Thijs Markwat and Roderick Molenaar and portfolio strategist Jaap Hoek delved into the basic principles of the assumed liquidity premium to give investors insight into investing in illiquid asset classes.

  • Thijs Markwat
    Thijs
    Markwat
    Portfolio strategist
  • Jaap Hoek
    Jaap
    Hoek
    Portfolio Strategist
  • Roderick  Molenaar
    Roderick
    Molenaar
    Portfolio Strategist
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