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Yields And Risks Of Direct-Lending Funds

Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 6:28 AM
From the Wall Street Journal
Frustrated with low-yielding bonds, some investors are pooling their money to make loans directly to companies.

Their vehicle? So-called direct-lending funds, which make loans to midsize companies, typically those with revenue between $10 million and $1 billion.

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One of the red flags with this type of investment that was mentioned in the article is the "lack of liquidity and transparency".
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