Pound for pound, the biggest fund firm sufferer last year was also the biggest winner of the first month of the new year.
This article draws from Morningstar Direct
data on open-end mutual fund and ETF flows (excluding money market funds and funds of funds) from January 2019.
Dodge & Cox
took the lead last month, with estimated January net inflows of $103 million per fund, up from an industry-leading $1.581 billion in net outflows per fund last year
(including $719 million per fund in December alone). Other big January inflows winners included: Akre
, $81 million per fund (up slightly from $80 million per fund); Bessemer's Old Westbury
, $72 million (up from $152 million per fund in outflows); Bramshill
, $70 million per fund (up from $11 million per fund in outflows); and AssetMark's GuidePath
, $69 million per fund up from $457,000 per fund).
On the flip side, last month was another rough one for Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb's Sequoia
, which suffered an estimated $97 million per fund in net January outflows, down from $151 million per fund in December. Other big outflows sufferers in January included: Mercer
, $39 million per fund (down from $9 million per fund in net inflows); Robo Global
, $33 million per fund (down from $145 million per fund); SSgA
, $33 million per fund (up from $4 million per fund); and UBS' InsightShares
, $25 million per fund (up from $171,000 per fund).
The whole mutual fund and ETF industry (excluding money market funds and funds of funds) brought in an estimated $930,000 per fund in January inflows, up from $2 million per fund in net outflows.
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