European fund buyers go for active, Pinebridge survey shows

Are active managers in for a comeback following the surge in passive strategies over the last few decades? A survey conducted by Pinebridge Investments at Fundforum in Berlin certainly suggests so.

European fund buyers expect to increase their asset allocation to active managers in the next five years, a survey by Pinebridge Investments finds.

In the survey, conducted during FundForum in Berlin in late June, 58 percent of the respondents expect to increase assets in active strategies in a context of rising volatility and macroeconomic risks.

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