DIY super investors prefer managed funds

Most people that set up do it yourself superannuation funds simply invest their super in managed funds, and thus continue to pay the conventional level of fees charged by managed funds, on top of the administration and compliance costs of running a DIY super fund. Research group Investment Trends said many fund managers designing tailored funds that invested in specialised asset classes, such as infrastructure, private equity and property development that were difficult for a DIY investor to replicate. Many managed funds, however, were now pitching their specialised funds at the DIY super investor.

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