Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about asset management

Asset Management FAQ

What is asset management?

Asset management involves assessing risks and finding opportunities to build a portfolio of investments for wealthy individuals, corporations, governments, or institutional investors. An asset manager's primary objective is to increase the overall value of the funds under management while adhering to their client's financial objectives and risk appetite.

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What is active management?

Active management aims to achieve returns that outperform specific standard benchmarks.Unlike passive equity investing – an investor trying to match the performance of certain indexes rather than trying to exceed them – active investing means investing in funds whose portfolio managers select investments based on an independent assessment of their worth. An active manager is, essentially, trying to choose the most attractive investments. We are active managers since we believe the widespread use of passive investment tools could prove economically inefficient by misallocating capital and increasing systemic risk.

What is fixed-income investing?

Government and corporate bonds are the most common types of fixed-income assets.They are known as fixed-income because they pay out a set level of cash flows to investors, typically in the form of fixed interest or dividends. Its main attraction stems from the fact that the payments of a fixed-income security are known in advance and usually remain fixed throughout. Generally speaking, this strategy allows you to mitigate market risk, earn passive income, and preserve capital.

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What is multi-asset investing?

Multi-asset strategies invest across different asset classes, such as bonds, commodities, real estate and shares.They can be a good option for investors seeking a flexible range of investment instruments to manage risk and pursue growth opportunities as the market environment changes. Unlike standard balanced funds, where performance success is measured against a specific benchmark, a multi-asset strategy focuses on a particular outcome – such as a targeted return above inflation

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