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The Reasons Behind Fund Closures

Fund closures hurt investors. When managers liquidate a fund, investors may be left with unexpected costs and tax bills. Merged funds could push investors into strategies that they didn’t originally choose. And fund closures are on the rise—2020 saw the highest number of shutdowns in the last 16 years.

In this report, we examine common characteristics among funds that shutdown.

We’ve found distinct trends across different strategies when it comes to the number of launches and fund closures. Explore the shared traits that could explain why funds die.

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Research Library The Reasons Behind Fund Closures

What’s Inside our Research:

  • A deep dive into the correlation between fund features and fund shutdowns.
  • The reasons why fund closures have been on the rise.
  • Which funds tend to fail fast and the reasons behind their failures.

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