If thick German philosophy is your thing, then here is a thought for you: the history of the investment management industry is moving on a course satisfactorily expressed in the terms of Hegel’s dialectic.
Bill Gross is not the always affable, mild-mannered, yoga practitioner we have been led to believe he is. He is demanding of his staff, prone to hyper-criticism and a bit of a tyrant. Who would have expected that the King of Bonds was driven by a big ego and a tinge of nastiness?
Efama is steadfast in protecting the integrity of the Ucits brand. The recently published report on the ‘so-called Newcits phenomenon’ makes this clear (though I must say it could have been quite a bit shorter).
To weigh the opportunities and risks in buying a fund managed by BlueBay, Thames River or other investment managers, a research analyst must perform extensive research and due diligence.
It will be the driving topic for the next couple of years, according to Roland Meerdter. The arrival of a whole new generation of funds is set to reshape the way in which fund selectors operate.