The Growth of Passive Investing

Our latest Hot Topic Summary Report, a regular feature in which we survey buy-side analysts and portfolio managers for their input on a variety of topics affecting the financial and investment communities, investigates how active investors are reacting to the growth in passive investing.

In the past, Hot Topics have explored Brexitsocial mediaquarterly guidance, board constitution and term limits, and more. Last month, we took a look ahead to 2017.

For the most recent edition, Ipreo asked investors managing over $175 Billion in equity assets the following question:

“With the growth in passive investing, as an active investor what steps (if any) is your firm taking to try and combat this shift?”

Most respondents stated that they don’t plan to change a thing, despite added pressure, and almost all of them believe the shift is a cyclical occurrence.

See all the responses in Ipreo’s latest Hot Topic: Shift To Passive