Is size important? You bet!


Earlier this week, Dalton Strategic Partnership soft-closed its European absolute return UCITS fund to new investors at $500 million following a period of ‘strong inflows’ (see earlier story).

At the same time, however, the largest fund on the Absolute UCITS database –Standard Life Investments’ mega Global Absolute Return Strategies fund, which is 25 times larger than the DSP fund– still continues attract flows even with assets under management of more than $12.5 billion at the beginning of June 2011.

GARS is one of the best selling UK funds and flows into it have been so strong the asset