Posts Tagged: performance

After a brief lull during the credit crisis performance (or incentive) fees are again becoming increasingly high profile. An excellent time therefore to pose two questions: Are they a good thing? And if used, how should they be structured? Supporters of performance fees would suggest that they are desirable because they align the interests of the asset Read more…

It is now 20 years since the publication in the Financial Analysts Journal of the “Determinants of portfolio performance” by Brinson, Hood and Beebower, and together with “Measuring non-US equity portfolio performance” published in the Journal of Portfolio Management a year earlier by Brinson and Fachler, these papers collectively now known as the “Brinson Model” have provided the foundation for much of the development in performance attribution in subsequent years. Read more…