Arms investors with powerful new tools for measuring and managing the risks associated with the various illiquid asset classes. With risk-free interest rates and risk premiums at record lows, many investors are turning to illiquid assets, such as real estate, private equity, infrastructure and timber, in search of superior returns and greater portfolio diversity. But as many analysts, investors and wealth managers are discovering, such investments bring with them a unique set of risks that cannot be measured by standard asset allocation models. Written by a dream team of globally renowned experts in the field, this book provides a clear, accessible overview of illiquid fund investments, focusing on what the main risks of these asset classes are and how to measure those risks in today's regulatory environment. It provides solutions for institutional investors in need of guidance in today's regulatory environment. It offers detailed descriptions of risk measurement in illiquid asset classes, illustrated with real life case studies. It helps you to develop reliable risk management tools while complying with the regulations designed to contain the individual and systemic risks arising from illiquid investments. It features real-life case studies that capture an array of risk management scenarios you are likely to encounter.