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Woodford wind up could not full till 2023

Traders within the former Woodford Fairness Revenue fund could have to attend till after the tip of 2022 to see the wind-up of the fund accomplished.

In an replace, the fund’s authorised company director, Hyperlink Fund Options, stated the wind up will not be concluded till 2023.

It stated the delays in liquidating the remaining property have been as a consequence of it searching for “the perfect consequence for traders” and the character of the fund’s remaining property.

Thus far Hyperlink Fund Options has paid out £2.54bn to traders from the sale of the fund’s property.

It has been 15 months because the final distribution was made to traders and three years because the fund was suspended.

The worth of the fund’s remaining property on the finish of February was estimated at £140.93m.

The fund holds shareholdings in Atom Financial institution, Benevolent AI, Drayson, Mafic, Nexeon, Origin, RM2, Rutherford Healthcare and Sabina Estates.

Ryan Hughes, head of funding analysis at AJ Bell, stated: “Whereas Hyperlink shall be making an attempt to make sure they get the absolute best value for the property, it’s additionally vital to stability the size of time traders are having to attend.

“I believe many would now merely settle for a cheaper price to get the sale accomplished to allow them to draw a line below this sorry saga and transfer on, not least as we are actually shut to three years because the fund suspended.”

Over 8 in 10 (86%) traders hit by the suspension of the Woodford Fairness Revenue fund in June 2019 suffered a ‘unfavourable influence’ to their funds, based on analysis from the Affiliation of Funding Corporations in October. 

The AIC additionally discovered that three-quarters of advisers have modified their funding processes on account of the collapse of Woodford Funding Administration. 




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