Embattled investment supervisor h2o asset management has had a 60 percent writedown on worth of illiquid securities that recently caused its funds to-be suspended.

In late august the london-based subsidiary of natixis ended up being forced to briefly shutter some its funds at the behest associated with french regulator over valuation problems concerning hard-to-sell bonds and stocks connected to controversial businessman lars windhorst.

In a page to people on wednesday, where it addressed the funds risk experience of the troublesome securities, h2o stated it had reduced them by about 60 per cent from their nominal price. however, itadmitted that estimates could be dramatically marked down in the event that businesses associated with mr windhorst had been to face major problems.

The 22bn asset manager is getting ready to segregate the illiquid possessions into split side-pockets, while moving the rest of the securities into newly produced, fluid funds from which people can withdraw their particular financial investment every day.

This past year, a financial occasions research revealed h2o which had dazzled people using its formerly stellar comes back presented significantly more than 1bn in illiquid bonds connected to mr windhorst and his investment company tennor. h2o vowed to lessen its experience of these securities after panicked people withdrew 8bn of the money.