It may well feel like there is a never-ending stream of rules telling you how to approach client portfolios but, argues Fraser Donaldson, the underlying principles have never really changed
When it all gets a bit too much and there are way too many trees to allow a proper view of the wood, I always consult with the lovely and long-suffering Mrs Donaldson. Take the contribution you have...
Due diligence and selection
'A bit of smoke and mirrors'
Revisiting the portfolio debate
Fees 0.1% per annum or £20 per month
'Arm's length at a reasonable cost'
Almost three-quarters generated positive returns
Integration of Charles Derby and Lighthouse
Which firms made the shortlist?
Entered administration in April 2020
Cuts fees across multi-manager range