Friday February 28, 2020

Keeping your portfolio afloat

While investing in whiskey is best left to the experts, when it comes to private equity investment, it is important to keep issues of liquidity in mind

21st April, 2019

I was on holidays last week with an old friend who told me, much to my amazement, that he recently bought a bottle of long-maturing whiskey and parked it in his pension fund.

He assured me this was allowable. Most of the rest of his fund is in property and equities. When he comes to retirement, assuming he keeps his drawings on his other assets at 4 per cent of his total pension pot, he...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

State catching up with higher-than-average increase in number of new companies

Rachel Lavin | 1 week ago

Refusing to discuss Irish unity no longer makes any sense for the DUP –talking about a united Ireland is not the same as supporting it

Deirdre Heenan | 1 week ago

A Sinn Féin-led government would have many implications for the country, from tax on banks to the housing market to a border poll

Ian Guider | 1 week ago