Asset Management http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en Investors Tell Hedge Funds They Want Lower Fees - Survey http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Institutional investors are sending a strong message to hedge funds after last year's largely lackluster returns: charge us less and perform better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Asset Management Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:12:00 +0000 794801 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images New ETFs Look to Counter Rising Rates with Derivatives Play http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/new-etfs-look-counter-rising-rates-derivatives-play <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. fund companies are rolling out new exchange-traded funds aimed at customers looking to get ahead of an expected 2015 Federal Reserve rate hike that could sour bond portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/new-etfs-look-counter-rising-rates-derivatives-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/new-etfs-look-counter-rising-rates-derivatives-play#comments ETFs Fixed Income Asset Management Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:00:00 +0000 791271 at http://wealthmanagement.com Legg Mason Builds Out ETF Business With Two Hires http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/legg-mason-builds-out-etf-business-two-hires <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Asset manager Legg Mason Inc hired mutual fund company Vanguard Group's executives, Rick Genoni and Brandon Clark, to boost its exchange-traded funds business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/legg-mason-builds-out-etf-business-two-hires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/legg-mason-builds-out-etf-business-two-hires#comments People ETFs Asset Management Investment Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 786001 at http://wealthmanagement.com Emerging Fund Managers Stuck in Buy-And-Hold as Trading Shrivels http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/emerging-fund-managers-stuck-buy-and-hold-trading-shrivels <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A collapse in day-to-day trading in emerging bonds is forcing fund managers to increasingly rely on buy-and-hold investment strategies, with more and more of them unable to sell securities when they most need to do so.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/emerging-fund-managers-stuck-buy-and-hold-trading-shrivels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/emerging-fund-managers-stuck-buy-and-hold-trading-shrivels#comments Strategies Equities Asset Management Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:32:00 +0000 784041 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: The Diversification 'Free Lunch' Isn't http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-diversification-free-lunch-isnt <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as in the taverns where 'free lunches' began, investors hoping to get something for nothing by diversifying are drinking much of the profits up in the form of fees paid out to managers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-diversification-free-lunch-isnt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-diversification-free-lunch-isnt#comments Markets Strategies Equities Asset Management Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:33:00 +0000 779481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Low Barrier to Entry http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/low-barrier-entry <div class="node-body blog-body">Liquid alts investment firm Salient Partners has agreed to acquire Forward Management, a San Francisco-based asset management firm.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/low-barrier-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/low-barrier-entry#comments Industry Legal Blogs Asset Management The Daily Brief Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 779371 at http://wealthmanagement.com Highbridge Appoints David Ross as CEO of Portfolio Company http://wealthmanagement.com/people/highbridge-appoints-david-ross-ceo-portfolio-company <div class="node-body article-body">Investment firm Highbridge Principal Strategies appointed David Ross as the chief executive of its newly formed portfolio company, Sierra Investments Holdings Ltd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/people/highbridge-appoints-david-ross-ceo-portfolio-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/people/highbridge-appoints-david-ross-ceo-portfolio-company#comments People Asset Management Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:11:00 +0000 777461 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: Index Funds and Avoiding the Generics Paradox http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-index-funds-and-avoiding-generics-paradox <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regardless of whether you believe in the value of active asset management, a new study of the global experience shows that the growth of index funds tends to make active funds more truly active and better performers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-index-funds-and-avoiding-generics-paradox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-index-funds-and-avoiding-generics-paradox#comments Strategies Equities Mutual Funds Asset Management Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:41:00 +0000 772481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Gabelli to Adopt Eaton Vance's New Breed of Exchange-Traded Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/gabelli-adopt-eaton-vances-new-breed-exchange-traded-funds <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gamco Investors Inc, the asset manager headed by Mario Gabelli, said on Tuesday it plans to adopt Eaton Vance Corp's new breed of active exchange-traded funds that can keep their holdings under wraps for months at a time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/gabelli-adopt-eaton-vances-new-breed-exchange-traded-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/gabelli-adopt-eaton-vances-new-breed-exchange-traded-funds#comments ETFs Asset Management Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:18:00 +0000 771231 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Mario Gabelli</p> The New Reality in Donor-Advised Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/philanthropy/new-reality-donor-advised-funds <div class="field-deck"> Assets continue to flow to donor-advised funds, but there’s a drumbeat for reform of these vehicles. And that could impact how advisors use them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Assets continue to flow to donor-advised funds, but there’s a drumbeat for reform of these vehicles. And that could impact how advisors use them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/philanthropy/new-reality-donor-advised-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/philanthropy/new-reality-donor-advised-funds#comments Asset Management Philanthropy Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:10:00 +0000 760121 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>There are now more than 217,000 DAFs, a 34 percent increase over the last seven years.</p>