Liquidating a mutual fund
Further, imagine that you held either large positions or positions that were in highly illiquid markets (either will work for illustrative purposes).
At some point, if you keep liquidating assets at firesale prices to meet redemption, it harms your remaining investors.
Liquidation proceeds will be paid in cash for the redeemed shares at their net asset value.Redemptions of shares (including liquidating redemptions) are generally taxable.Shareholders should consult their personal tax adviser concerning their particular tax situations.On Friday, September 12, 2008, the Black Rock Technology Fund reorganized into the Black Rock Global Science & Technology Opp. In addition, the Black Rock Global Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio was renamed the Black Rock Science & Technology Opportunities Portfolio.Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.
No one has a clue how long it will take for the shareholders to get their money back, nor how much they will receive.