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Interval funds have surged in popularity among investors seeking diversification, access to illiquid and alternative assets, and the potential for higher returns. In this first CEF Insights Podcast episode on intervals, gain insight into the current interval fund environment, the benefits of a private credit strategy, and more from FS Investments.

Many closed-end funds continue to face challenges with activism and shareholder participation in proxy voting is often limited, which could significantly impact funds. Learn about the importance of shareholders participating in proxy voting and the impact of activist proposals in this two-part discussion featuring Georgeson and Chatsworth Securities.

China's equity market struggled in 2022 and 2023, but the consumer market continues to broaden and develop, which presents potential opportunities for medium and long-term investors of Franklin Templeton’s Templeton Dragon Fund (TDF). Gain insight into China's current market landscape, TDF’s strategy, and why the time is now to invest in China, from Portfolio Manager Nicholas Chui.

Market volatility remains a concern despite steady economic conditions, making convertible securities and high-yield bonds like the Advent Convertible and Income Fund (AVK) potentially attractive to investors. Gain insight into AVK’s strategy, performance, and outlook from Advent Capital Management, a leader in managing convertible securities.

As one of the world's largest managers of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), Carlyle leverages its deep expertise to help investors generate income and capital appreciation through the Carlyle Credit Income Fund (CCIF). Gain insight into CCIF's strategy, positioning, current market dynamics, and more from Managing Director and Portfolio Manager Nishil Mehta.

Thornburg Investment Management Managing Director & Portfolio Manager Christian Hoffmann shares the latest views on the Thornburg Income Builder Opportunities Trust’s (TBLD) global multi-asset strategy for income, potential opportunities, and the market outlook for 2024.

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