Illiquid Asset

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Illiquid Asset

An asset that is difficult to sell because of its expense, lack of interested buyers, or some other reason. Examples of illiquid assets include real estate, stocks with low trading volume, or collectibles. Illiquid assets still have value and, in many cases, very high value, but are simply difficult to sell. See also: Liquid.
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That's not to say that illiquid investments are bad, it's just that other structures are better suited to holding these types of assets.
The year saw a continuation of family offices drive towards higher risk, more illiquid investments in their pursuit of yield.
Another issue is agents and representatives recommending the sale of illiquid investments to senior citizens concerned about market risks and low interest rates being earned on certificates of deposit.
Buese has more than 25 years' experience in fixed income, equity and derivatives investment management, has served as Aegon Asset Management's global head of Illiquid Investments, and sits on the steering committee for Aegon Asset Management's global macroeconomic and asset allocation strategies.
Central Trade and Transfer is an online auction site for non-traded real estate investment trusts and other direct participation programs, helping provide liquidity for otherwise illiquid investments through the secondary market.
You need a premium to take these direct and illiquid investments on-and you might find out this premium is no longer there, so you don't want to be there either."
He has advised private equity and hedge funds with the fair value determination of their illiquid investments across the capital structure.
Many advisers have also relied heavily on more illiquid investments such as private equity, hedge funds, and real estate that have simply failed to perform in recent years as macro events have driven markets.
It also has illiquid investments in Attock Gen, Attock Information Technology Services and Attock Hospital.
SC Lowy was formed in 2009 as a boutique investment bank to specialise in distressed and illiquid investments.
returns associated with illiquid investments no longer equal expected
"Hospitals don't want to have a lot of illiquid investments along with debts that hold the potential for collateral calls that demand cash."