12.12.2011 - Shariah compliant funds of funds sector analysis
Marketed as an investment one-stop shop, multi-manager funds first came to light in the 1980s but became more prominent as an investment model in the 1990s. They are a very popular optionamongst both retail and institutional investors in the US and UK. The funds aredesigned to make an investor's life easier by bringing together a range of specialist managers into a single fund. There are two types of multi-manager funds: those that invest in a range of other funds controlled by different asset managers, which are called funds of funds, and those that appointexternal managers with specific expertise to invest separate tranches of theprovider's portfolio; these are called manager of managers funds...............................................Full Article: Source
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