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Library » Building and Interpreting Custom Investment Benchmarks

August 22, 2016 | Active Management

Introduction From simple beginnings, the investment benchmark has become a de-facto aspect of most investment programs today. There are many types of benchmarks, but the most widely accepted version uses passive market indices as standards of performance measurement and points of comparison for …

Library » Remaining Active Through Uncertainty

June 17, 2016 | Active Management

The start of the year was met with a resurgence of volatility and financial markets demonstrated a meaningful flight to quality. Slow economic growth continues to be a reality, so investors can’t run to safety and expect meaningful returns. We believe it will be important to balance safety …

Library » Free Cash Flow and Dividends: How A Focus On Yield Can Help Investors Provide for Today and Prepare for Tomorrow

April 12, 2016 | Active Management

A Fundamental Investor Problem Most institutional and individual investors have multiple goals or objectives related to the investment of their assets. Among the many different objectives that investors might pursue, meeting current cash flow needs and providing adequate capital growth for the …

Library » Manning & Napier’s Regulatory Outlook for Advisors

February 23, 2016 | Active Management

Download this Outlook to understand how today’s challenging regulatory landscape impacts your practice and clients, and to learn more about the following: Find Opportunity in Fixed Income How to position fixed income in a rising rate environment Your Fiduciary Responsibility Evolving …

Vantage » Focusing on Long-Term Return Objectives in a Low Return World

January 22, 2016 | Active Management

Historical Backdrop Assumptions about future returns are made every day by a wide variety of investors. Defined benefit pension plans rely on return assumptions to calculate funding status and necessary contributions while individual investors use them as a guide to determine if they are …

Library » Selectivity Drives Opportunity in 2016

December 14, 2015 | Active Management

A selective approach to making investment decisions is important in any environment, and it’s especially critical today. Weak GDP growth, as we have seen across the globe of late, tends to translate into weak revenue and earnings growth for companies. Investors must be selective in order …

Library » Corporate Strategy

December 14, 2015 | Active Management

Since the end of the financial crisis that began in late 2007, Manning & Napier has had an outlook of slow growth for the U.S. and other developed countries around the globe. For more than five years, we have talked about what slow growth means in terms of investing, focusing on a basic premise …


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