illiquid asset

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illiquid asset

An asset that cannot easily be converted into cash and, therefore, has low liquidity.
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But it's also a predicament that could be avoided simply by preventing illiquid investments from being held in open-ended funds.
Whether this perception has any basis in reality is a moot point -- when it comes to valuation of hard-to-value illiquid investments, even the perception of poor governance leads to a credibility gap.
This opportunistic sleeve of your portfolio could hold actively managed funds with a unique strategy, speculative stocks, or illiquid investments like private equity.
GFH's IDRs reflect its ongoing asset concentration in illiquid investments, including significant exposure to real estate of potentially fluctuating value.
Whether this perception has any basis in reality is a moot point --when it comes to valuation of hard-to-value illiquid investments, even the perception of poor governance leads to a credibility gap.
The other rating constraints are the sizeable portfolio of legacy illiquid investments (mostly equities), which generate very little income and the challenging regional economic environment exacerbated by low oil prices.
There is no such deferral under the new law and accumulated overseas profits will now be taxed at either 15.5 percent for cash holdings or at 8 percent for more illiquid investments. Both rates are far below the 35 percent rate that would have been charged on repatriated foreign profits before the law was passed, and below a new 21 percent corporate income tax rate.
That is the ideal situation for illiquid investments such as private equity.”
This "not too hot, not too cold" liquidity feature was designed to appeal to investors who aren't super wealthy and want access to potentially higher returns that illiquid investments can deliver without the long lock-ups, capital calls, K-1 tax forms or the high minimums typically required by alternative investments.
excessive leverage and illiquid investments are contained within the mutual fund industry (the major participant of NBFIs) through prudential limits.
Moreover, expectations of lower returns and higher market volatility are driving more institutions into less commonly used assets, such as illiquid investments, he said.