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Russell study vindicates multi-manager approach

The Frank Russell Company is releasing an internal study which it claims vindicates its multi-manager approach.


The study shows that multi-manager investment funds, recommended by Frank Russell, have generated 142 basis points per year above their benchmarks over a ten-year period.


Russell&#39s director of European consulting and study author Frank Ezra says: &#34To win the investment game you need only be right 55 per cent of the time. But a 55 per cent success rate requires analytical, precise and careful research and the determination to look critically at your own results.&#34


Russell says that of the 142 basis points, 87 came from Russell manager research recommendations, 32 from transferring managers&#39 cash holdings into equity and 23 from the neutralisation of style biases.

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