How much does fund size matter?

Smaller funds still packing a punch

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There might be smaller, more nimble funds performing better than larger ones in the IA universe
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There might be smaller, more nimble funds performing better than larger ones in the IA universe

Buy list concentration, the appeal of 'star' fund managers and liquidity issues can result in many fund buyers sticking to a select few vehicles, which in turn leads to high levels of AUM in a small number of funds.

However, they could be missing a trick; are there smaller, more nimble and therefore more attractive funds out there that are being overshadowed by household names? Or should investors retain conviction...

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