Chapter 8. Investment Philosophies
1. Understand the importance of defining a fund’s investment philosophies.
2. Decide which philosophies work best for your fund.
3. Grasp the core analysis required for each investment philosophy.
Definition: An investment philosophy is a set of rules, behaviours and procedures designed to guide a portfolio manager’s selection of an investment portfolio.
Common investment philosophies include value, growth, and growth at a reasonable price (GARP) investing. There isn’t a correct investment philosophy and portfolio managers will often incorporate several of them into their investment process.
Importance: Defining a fund’s investment philosophy is important for directing the analysis ...