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The Evidence Against Actively Managed Investment Funds Is Staggering

• Business Insider

The latest figures reported in the FT showed that 70% of the profits of private equity had been gobbled up by the managers rather than the investors. While there are certainly signs that the public's tolerance of excessive fees and executive pay is falling, the likelihood of significant structural change in the finance industry is still remote.

Given such a backdrop the probability remains that investors in funds will on average continue to underperform their benchmarks. So what is an investor to do?