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A Pre-Flight Check Before Putting Money Into Funds

Laven Partners , July 22, 2013

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The operational due diligence team at Laven Partners, a firm advising the asset management industry on governance and regulations, has set out important points for investors and wealth managers to consider before putting money into funds.

The operational due
diligence team at Laven Partners, a firm advising the asset management industry
on governance and regulatory issues, has set out important points for investors
and wealth managers to consider before putting money into funds. Even the most
simple-looking portfolios might carry risks. Laven Partners has spoken on these
issues in the past at events hosted by ClearView Financial Media, the publisher
of this website, and the editors are pleased to carry these insights. As ever,
readers are most welcome to respond with views and criticisms.

The checklist

Disclosure of information:
the first red flag that should instantly make investors wary of a fund and its
manager is an unwillingness to divulge information about the fund.

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