Hargreaves Lansdown urges Woodford to find other ways to release capital

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Hargreaves Lansdown said on Thursday it has "urged Woodford to consider alternative ways to release capital" so investors can get their money back as soon as possible.

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Hargreaves Lansdown HRGV.L said on Thursday it has "urged Woodford to consider alternative ways to release capital" so investors can get their money back as soon as possible.

The fund supermarket declined to specify what alternative routes were open to the fund.

Hargreaves said this week that nearly 300,000 of its customers were exposed to the suspended Woodford Equity Income Fund.

(Reporting by Carolyn Cohn; editing by Simon Jessop)

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