Research

This regularly updated page provides the best interval fund research sources for asset managers launching closed end interval funds, and for investors considering using the interval fund structure to achieve asset allocation goals.

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Background and Industry Research

Tools and Data Interval Fund Tracker

Charts and data covering trend in the interval fund sector, updated as new filings come in.

Credit Fund Comparison Interval Fund Tracker

Chart comparing the fee structures for recently launched credit focused interval funds.

The New CEFs on the Block Morningstar

Morningstar is relatively negative on interval funds, but this is a good source.

Video:Opening the World of Closed End Interval Funds FactRight

Due diligence
Examines a variety of due diligence approaches for broker dealers to consider when selecting interval funds.

Legal/Structure Guides

Interval Funds – at the Intersection of Liquidity, Transparency, and Valuation  DLA Piper

Good discussion of the regulatory framework for interval funds.

Designing and Launching 1940 Act Regulated Funds: A Practical Guide  Schulte Roth &Zabel

Outline for launching 1940 Act Funds.

Launching Innovative Strategies With Continuously Offered Closed-End Funds DST kasina

Discusses interval funds, and other types of closed end funds.

Introduction and Overview of 40 Act Liquid Alternative Funds Citi Prime Finance

Puts interval funds into proper context of the 40 act fund universe.

SEI Global Asset Management Product Guide: Interval Fund

Quick summary of the structure.

“Interval Alts” Combine Benefits of Alternative Mutual Funds and Traditional Hedge Funds  Hedge Fund Law Report, July 28, 2016.

Discusses hedge fund strategies, and different vehicles to run them in.

Fund Sponsors
Invest in Alternatives: Interval Funds – FS Investments
Understanding Interval Funds – Griffin Capital
RiverNorth Marketplace Lending What are Interval Funds? – Nexpoint
Understanding Investing: Interval Funds Pimco
Interval Fund Investing: Institutional Access – Resource Real Estate
RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation (RMPLX)- Investing Guide – RiverNorth