Defining the precise scale advantages for DB pension funds

Alexander Beath - April 2022

Most people working in the institutional asset management space have an intuitive understanding that the size of the institution, measured by total assets under management (AUM), has an impact on performance – that bigger funds tend to perform slightly better. On the other hand, there are plenty of stories of successful hedge funds that got too large and lost their way, unable to continue delivering on past success due to their size. So which is it? Do larger institutional investors outperform their smaller kin, or is AUM the proverbial millstone in terms of performance?

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