Essays about: "Active Investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the words Active Investment.

  1. 1. A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing, A study about potential closet indexing in the Swedish equity mutual fund industry.

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    Author : Philip Dufwa; Johan Johansson; [2020-08-20]
    Keywords : Active Share; Tracking error; Fund activity; Fees; Mutual funds; Closet indexing; Index hugging;

    Abstract : We measure the activity of Swedish domiciled equity mutual funds with Sweden as geographical investment universe, by calculating their active share with respect to major market indices like OMX30 GI and OMX Small Cap TR and retrieving tracking error and r-squared from Bloomberg. Afterwards we calculate the cost to investors by comparing the cost of investing in comparable explicit index funds and the cost of the closet indexers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Active fund management or passive index cruising?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Joel Johansson; Gustav Osbeck; [2020-08-07]
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    Abstract : How should an investor pick funds to invest in? What is the best strategy, picking active or passive funds? It’s hard to navigate the fund landscape when there is ambiguous evidence and advice coming from different directions. Do fund managers outperform the market and passive funds? Do they bring something extra of value to the table in regards to their high management fees? The question seems almost age-old at this point, from dart throwing monkeys outperforming high profile fund managers to famous investors proclaiming that active fund management is dead, it’s hard to know what is really true about active versus passive fund management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Venture Capital during an economic downturn How VC firms operate during the covid-19 crisis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Tom Carlson; Johannes Henriksson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; VC firm; covid-19; startup; investment strategies; screening; portfolio companies; financial crisis; dot-com bubble;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how Venture Capital firms are influenced by the economiceffects caused by the covid-19 pandemic, particularly how the screening and investingprocesses, as well as the management of the portfolio companies are affected. A qualitativeresearch methodology was applied where semi-structured interviews were conducted withVenture Capital firms situated in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Entrepreneur's Hunt for Smart Money: A qualitative study of the entrepreneur's perspective on the investment process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Frida Nordenfors; Filippa Wähl; [2020]
    Keywords : entrepreneurial finance; entrepreneurial investment process; entrepreneur-investor relationship; expansion phase; high-growth start-up;

    Abstract : Start-up companies, and subsequently the entrepreneurs, have an increasingly important role in today's global economy. Besides contributing to economic growth, they also have a crucial impact on the society in promoting innovation and productivity since their businesses contribute to technological changes and innovative solutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Active versus Passive Investment : A China and Hong Kong comparison

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Johanna Karlsson; Didrik Brinkestam Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : Active Investment; CAPM; China; Hong Kong; Index; Passive Investment;

    Abstract : Investors have been debating whether active or passive management is the better strategy for a very long time where the majority conclude passive investment the most beneficial strategy in terms of after cost. Due to limited research in emerging markets, this study examines whether active or passive management is the most remunerative strategy in mainland China and Hong Kong, considering the difference in attributes between the regions. READ MORE