6th September 2021

‘It was not terrible, but it was not great’: ASI’s Fowler and Bint on why the future looks bright for GARS

The extraordinary outflows of more than £20bn over the course of four years from Aberdeen Standard Investments’ (now abrdn) flagship Global Absolute Return Strategies fund (GARS) have been laid squarely at the feet of poor performance, according to the firm’s own multi-asset investment specialist David Bint and absolute return investment director Gerry Fowler.