Fund flow data from a survey of 54 fund selectors suggests small oscillations, rather than a great rotation from bonds into equities, is occurring.09 May 2013
Trevor Greetham, manager at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, has discussed the positioning of his multi-asset funds in regards to the economic cycle.05 Apr 2013
Percival Stanion, head of the Multi Asset Team at Barings, has pointed to continued volatility through 2013 affecting asset choices.06 Feb 2013
Multi-Asset managers who looked to smooth volatility by reducing exposure to risk assets stood a good chance of outperforming in the past year, according to comments in the latest InvestmentEurope Conjecture, which is now available on demand.18 Jun 2012
Michael Krinner of Credit Suisse Asset Management’s multi-asset team tells how active managers have to fight for their place in his clients’ portfolios.01 Jun 2012
Few UK multi-manager funds have managed to perform consistently since 2008, even though they are increasingly popular, research by Defaqto has shown.26 Mar 2012
Hedging multi-asset portfolios requires adopting a barbell approach to managing volatility risk, says DWS’s Christian Hille19 Mar 2012
Skandia Investment Group's portfolio manager John Ventre outlines how SIG's mutli-asset funds are being positioned to take advantage of ongoing market uncertainty.08 Aug 2011
Henderson Global Investors is to merge the three Gartmore Multi-Manager funds run by Tony Lanning and Bill McQuaker into its own range as part of an overhaul of its offering.13 Jun 2011
Octopus Investments, a UK firm specialising in mainly venture capital trust investments, has reunited a former multi manager team that worked together at Barclays with its latest hire.09 May 2011
The downturn crushed some managers, but elevated others. Daniel Feix is one fund-of-funds manager who feels the slump has been useful for the industry.13 Mar 2011
Guinness family office and asset management firm Iveagh Private Investment House has opened six risk-rated, multi-asset Ucits funds with global exposure.14 Feb 2011
Man Group has launched a multi-manager product combining its own computer-driven fund with discretionary products from GLG Partners, the boutique it acquired in mid-October.09 Feb 2011
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
A selection of key moments caught on camera from InvestmentEurope's recent Fund Selector Bond Focus Italy, which took place in Milan on 4 March.
Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.