Should fund managers always meet investee companies?

Or can investment selections be made purely by analysing spreadsheets?
Thursday 12 Oct 2017 Author: James Crux
For ‘bottom-up’ stock pickers, face-to-face meetings with company management can be the key to obtaining a competitive investment edge. Other professional fund managers, however, prefer to pore over annual reports and undertake forensic analysis of the profit and loss account and balance sheet. By investing purely on the fundamentals, they seek to avoid allowing management teams led by skilled presenters to skew their investment thinking. Kissing frogs aplenty Wearing...

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