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Active Management

The opposite of passive management. The passive manager simply minimizes the tracking error of their portfolio and a well known index (e.g. S&P 500 index mutual funds). The active manager will deviate from the benchmark weights by (i) varying the weights from the benchmark weights on the securities; (ii) adding securities outside the benchmark or choosing not to hold securities included in the benchmark and (iii) time-varying asset allocation where weights on certain asset classes change through time. The goal of active management is to produce a return that exceeds the passive return with minimal risk.

Active Management

The practice of a money manager or a team of money managers making investment decisions on what securities to include in a mutual fund or portfolio. Sometimes active management exists within certain parameters; for example, money managers may only buy blue-chip stocks for a certain fund and growth stocks for another. The basic premise of active management, however, states that the managers can maximize the return for investors by buying or selling securities on a fairly regular basis. See also: Passive management, Indexing.
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Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), one of the world's active investment managers, has announced that it has further built out its US Fixed Income team with the addition of 10 new team members, the company said.
Among the reporting parties listed in the filing were Castlerigg Master Investments Ltd, Castlerigg International Limited, Castlerigg International Holdings Limited, Castlerigg Offshore Holdings, Ltd, Castlerigg Active Investment Fund, Ltd (f/k/a Castlerigg Global Equity Special Event Fund, Ltd), Castlerigg Active Investment Intermediate Fund, LP (f/k/a Castlerigg Global Equity Special Event Intermediate Fund, LP), Castlerigg Active Investment Master Fund, Ltd (f/k/a Castlerigg Global Equity Special Event Master Fund Ltd), Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions SICAV (on behalf of Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions Castlerigg Equity Event and Arbitrage UCITS Fund), Sandell Investment Services, LLC, Sandell Asset Management Corp and Thomas E Sandell.
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Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), one of the world's active investment managers, has announced that it is further strengthening its Global Fixed Income capability by adding significant expertise in US Fixed Income investing, the company said.
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