sentix Asset Management and Universal Investment have expanded their existing collaboration with the launch of the new Risk Return A fund, an mutli-asset fund aimed at capitalising on insights from behavioural finance in order to maximise returns. Using insights from behavioural finance, the fund aims to identify investor patterns in order to identify buy and […]
French market authority AMF approved 631 asset management companies as of end July 2016. InvestmentEurope catches up with two boutiques that have launched their first funds this year. Futur Asset Management and AUM Invest are among the latest firms to have joined AMF’s approved list, having received a green light from the local market regulator in October last year and March 2016 respectively. […]
Spanish manager Inversis Gestión has launched a small cap equity strategy, the Maverick fund. The fund aims to outperform its benchmark, the MSCI Europe Small Cap EUR NR, targeting an annual volatility below 25%. The Maverick fund will apply behavioural finance principles and focus on value investing and momentum. It will invest directly or indirectly […]
Well, they did it. And if you, like me, felt a strange, momentary anti-climax given Leicester City Football Club didn’t need to kick a ball last week to win the English Premier League, you should be over it by now. With superlatives coming thick and fast, we might conclude that this is one of the most […]
John William Olsen, fund manager at M&G Investments is taking part in the Pan-Nordic Summit Stockholm 2016, where he will outline the benefits of taking a disciplined and patient approach to equity investing, avoiding behavioural pitfalls. The Summit takes place at the Grand Hotel in central Stockholm 14-15 March. Olsen, a Danish national, joined M&G […]
Regulators should focus more on the behaviour of senior executives than capital requirements, industry experts have said.
Behavioral funds’ performance follows seasonal patterns, and tend to outperform more traditional funds in positive markets, according to research published by Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena.
Former fund selector and behavioural finance consultant Phillippe Sarica has conducted a study of the characteristics of financial decision making, and whether emotions are a desirable or actual component in the selection and management process