Fund admin providers see strong demand for illiquid strategies

Three-quarters of survey respondents administering $4.4 trillion collectively get weekly illiquids enquiries from managers

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Fund administrators are seeing significant demand for servicing illiquid strategies such as private equity, real estate, infrastructure and debt, with three-quarters of respondents to Custody Risk's Alternative Fund Administration Survey 2016 reporting they are fielding inquiries on average once per week.

Approaches to servicing illiquid strategies vary among the survey's respondents. While HSBC, for example, has a specialist servicing team supporting i

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