Suffered difficult 2016
Focus on emerging markets and equities
Managed by Cantab team
AR bond fund for Jim Leaviss
Fundsmith tops the list
Schroders takes top spot
Joins Target Income and Target Return
Likely to have slower growth going forward
FCA Study reaction: Absolute return funds still have place in portfolios as failings 'not widespread'
Bestselling sector of 2015
'Damning critique of active funds'
A year of research
Become 'disillusioned' with absolute return funds
Jeremy Beckwith analyses the largest funds in the AR sector
Seen two quarters of negative returns
Income trust returns to net inflows
Set up his own firm
A difficult time for the sector
Credit absolute return range
Unusual investor behaviour
Co-CIOs join from Goldman Sachs
Will have long and short positions
Gill Hutchison, head of investment research at The Adviser Centre, City Financial, explains why fund managers need to do more to improve the customer journeys of investors in these popular vehicles.