Ideas Lab: Brookfield AOF unwinding

An illiquid, soon-to-be unlisted fund, itself invested in illiquid, unlisted property funds. It may not sound promising but boy it looks cheap (and risky).

This Ideas Lab won’t be of interest to the vast majority of members. Brookfield Australian Opportunities Fund (BAO) is a property fund that owns a portfolio of illiquid and mainly unlisted property trusts. If that doesn’t put you off, consider its tiny market capitalisation of less than $60m and extreme illiquidity, which is about to get even worse.

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