An asset management company has replaced the manager of his two signature Investment Fund, which is retiring. Two candidates were shortlisted. The management team is divided and can not decide which of the two candidates would make a better manager. The outgoing manager provides a linear regression to success factors of fund managers to investigate. This linear regression is the starting point for subsequent analysis.

An asset management company has replaced the manager of his two signature Investment Fund, which is retiring. Two candidates were shortlisted. The management team is divided and can not decide which of the two candidates would make a better manager. The outgoing manager provides a linear regression to success factors of fund managers to investigate. This linear regression is the starting point for subsequent analysis.
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Peter Eso,
Graeme Hunter,
Peter Klibanoff,
Karl Schmedders
Source: Kellogg School of Management
6 pages.
Publication Date: Dec 31, 2007. Prod #: KEL396-PDF-ENG
Pedigree vs. Grit: Predicting Mutual Fund Manager Performance HBR case solution