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Investment Week | IPSX: Nobody will ever tell you you cannot sell your shares

June 23, 2021

This article originally appeared in Investment Week on 23 June 2021, written by James Baxter-Derrington.

The world's first regulated bourse dedicated to offering direct investment in commercial property via a public market is hoping to target "structurally excluded" retail investors, who have been burned in recent years by holdings in the open-ended property fund market.

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The International Properties Securities Exchange (IPSX), which launched in May, currently has one tradeable asset in the Mailbox REIT, which owns Birmingham's 689,000 square foot mixed-use development to which its name refers. 

At the time of writing (16 June), this security had a 3p bid-offer spread.

IPSX is currently unavailable to investors without a financial advisor, but the firm is in discussion with platforms to bring the exchange to individual investors.

Speaking to Investment Week, head of capital markets at IPSX Roger Clarke described the exchange as the solution to an asset class from which retail investors are "structurally excluded".

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