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Articles from the Interval Fund Boot Camp & Manager Spotlight

Managers Starting to Favor Interval Funds for Structured Credit Finance

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As banks have faced greater regulatory scrutiny since the adoption of Dodd-Frank in 2008, interval funds are becoming the new liquidity provider in structured credit finance. During the Alternative Credit Investing panel during the Active Investment Company Alliance’s (AICA) Interval Fund Boot Camp and Manager Spotlight on March 31, Christian Aymond, a Principal at A3 Financial Investments, noted that alternative credit assets work best in an interval fund structure, in large part because the funds do not have to offer daily liquidity.

Low Interest Rates and Wider Spreads Providing Greater Opportunities for Fixed Income Interval Funds

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Credit investments can be seen as an insurance policy, and the best time to make these investments is right after a great deal of dispersion and volatility in the markets, as we saw in 2020. Following last year’s market volatility, spreads are currently widest, and managers and investors are essentially paid to take on more risk right now.

Articles from the AICA Summer Summit Opening Segments

Goldman Sachs Eyes Real Estate Investment Opportunities with its First Interval Fund

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Goldman Sachs has added interval funds to its growing offerings of retail alternative investments. During a keynote address at AICA’s Summer Summit on August 13th, Collin Bell, Managing Director and Global Head of Client Portfolio Management for Fundamental Equity within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said Goldman has been involved in managing money in the form of traditional ‘40 Act funds and separately managed accounts for decades, but entered the interval fund space in May with the acquisition of a real estate interval fund.

CEF Articles from the AICA Summer Summit

Managers Starting to Favor Interval Funds for Structured Credit Finance

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As banks have faced greater regulatory scrutiny since the adoption of Dodd-Frank in 2008, interval funds are becoming the new liquidity provider in structured credit finance. During the Alternative Credit Investing panel during the Active Investment Company Alliance’s (AICA) Interval Fund Boot Camp and Manager Spotlight on March 31, Christian Aymond, a Principal at A3 Financial Investments, noted that alternative credit assets work best in an interval fund structure, in large part because the funds do not have to offer daily liquidity.

Low Interest Rates and Wider Spreads Providing Greater Opportunities for Fixed Income Interval Funds

By |Categories: Articles, Articles CEF Panels, Interval Fund Boot Camp|

Credit investments can be seen as an insurance policy, and the best time to make these investments is right after a great deal of dispersion and volatility in the markets, as we saw in 2020. Following last year’s market volatility, spreads are currently widest, and managers and investors are essentially paid to take on more risk right now.

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