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long-term growth

Listed private equity provides access to the asset class for the price of a share

By buying shares in a listed private equity company such as ICG Enterprise Trust, investors gain immediate access to a portfolio of private companies.

Traditional forms of private equity can be difficult to access. Few investors have the resources to commit to unlisted private equity funds, where minimum investment levels are typically measured in millions. Fewer still have the ability to buy private companies directly. It is an illiquid asset class and traditional structures can lock-in investors. Administering and valuing a private equity portfolio can be complex and time-consuming.

Many of the hurdles to investing in private equity are overcome by investing in listed private equity companies: 

  • No minimum investment size
  • The ability to buy and sell shares daily
  • No need to manage “commitments” to fund future investments
  • The value of the holding is easy to determine
  • Simple administration and tax treatment

The website of LPEQ, the industry association of listed private equity investment companies, has more information on investing in listed private equity.

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