RogersCasey: in defence of active management

altWhile recent manager performance has raised concerns about active management, US consulting firm Rogerscasey believes that active management is often called into question at precisely the wrong time. And while passive investing has proven to be a cost effective way for some investors to access some portions of the capital markets, there are situations where hiring a fund manager is the more appropriate course of action. This research brief by Chris Thompson, director in the alpha investment research group, outlines the consultant’s case.