Fee structures – have they changed post-crisis?

Wed Feb 23, 2011

Have funds come under pressure to offer discounts?

Aradhna Dayal: Have the fee structures changed post-crisis and are we seeing a pressure to offer discounts?

François Hora
François Hora: People will always be willing to pay for quality set-ups and quality returns. Those who are unwilling to pay will just lose out on some of the best. As long as the fee structure is not abusive, we have no problem with that.

Brian Pohli: On fees, I agree that people will pay for performance. As Colin mentioned earlier, you start getting into different products where you can justify that this is the reason why we have to have these fees – because we need to hire these folks to get the operational support behind it – [and] I think investors recognise that you’re committing to the best operational infrastructure. For example, for...

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