The first half of 2010 saw a deluge of multi-asset fund launches.
This rapid increase in multi-asset investing has been attributed to a number of factors, mainly investors' desire to minimise investment risk and the IFAs need to fulfil recent FSA regulatory changes. Are multi-asset funds the best choice for the small investor and how do the managers cope with the discipline of investing across asset classes and dealing with such broad investment parameters?
What should investors expect from multi-asset performance?
Which clients will benefit most from the multi-asset fund approach?
How do managers assess risk when investing across asset classes?
The panel includes:
Aidan Kearney - Co-head of Multi-Manager Funds, Aberdeen Asset Management
David Coombs - Head of Multi Asset Investments, Rathbone Unit Trust Management
Simon Wood - Investment Director and Head of Multi-Manager Research, Scottish Widows
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