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Pooled investment definition

By joining together, investors can afford professional management at a cost they wouldn't be able to afford themselves.

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Pooled investment is an investment where monies are pooled and managed as one portfolio with one set of objectives. This offers economies of scale to investors because costs associated with managing and administering the pool are spread across all investors. Examples include mutual funds and pension funds.

Synonym: pooled fund


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Doc:  A pooled investment provides economies of scale and professional management.
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