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Should a fund manager&#39s investment process be ignored when choosing a fund?

“No, that is just about the most important thing you have got to refer to as far as how the fund is going to perform.” Scott Clayson, Professional Financial Services

“No. When choosing an investment, the manager&#39s process is part of the criteria one should use to determine if it is suitable.”Keith Kennedy, Fawley Independent

“No. Fund managers spend time looking at every conceivable way to gauge sectors of the market. How do you do it otherwise? Stick a pin in a board?” John Hood, Personal Investment Planning

“No. It is a differentiating feature for funds and it is important in the decision-making process for the client to have information on it available to them.”Michael Sherrard, Sherrard Financial Management

“No. It may not be the most important factor but it should be taken into account.” Sheila Lothian, Independent Money Information

“No. The process is very important as it indicates the manager&#39s style.” Peter Craven, Carlisle Independent Financial Advice

“No. I think you need to know the investment process so that you know what type of fund manager you are dealing with and what their risk profile is.”Andrew Clements, Andrew Clements Partnership

“Yes. I do not have a very high opinion of fund managers&#39 investment processes. It is a cynicism gained from spending 30 years in this business.”Jeremy Hulbert, Hulbert Financial Services

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No 88%

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