Fees: Weighing up the value

Fees: Weighing up the value

Now, more so than ever, the topics surrounding fees have come under vast scrutiny.

Are asset managers’ quoted fees justified or are they too high, meaning investors are taken advantage of? This discussion as a whole comprises of a number of factors, be it in the form of active management fees against passive fees, whether funds are mis-selling their products, giving way to the phenomena known as closet-tracking just to continue charging higher fees, or indeed the debate around whether performance-related fees are in fact a more appropriate approach than fixed fee structures... 

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