Absolute Return | Masterclass

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  • 39 mins 40 secs

Absolute Return funds gained popularity as investors were drawn to the idea of return in all market conditions, but are these considering all of the economic uncertainty that we find ourselves in promising too much? Joining this discussion are:

  • Jon Gumpel, Manager of the IFSL Brooks Macdonald Defensive Capital Fund, Brooks Macdonald
  • Wolfgang Bauer, Co-Manager of the M&G Absolute Return Bond Fund, M&G Investments
  • Grant Peterkin, Senior Portfolio Manager for Global Absolute Return, Manulife Asset Management

Learning outcomes:

  1. Whether absolute return funds promise too much
  2. If different interpretations of absolute return by investors cause problems
  3. What role an absolute return fund can play in an investors portfolio


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