, the organization that provides financial services for U.S. military personnel, is considering whether or not to hire outside managers to manage its equity funds, a spokesperson with the firm told the MutualFundWire.com. The issue is now being examined internally at the firm.
"We are reviewing our equity department with an eye toward delivering consistent above average performance to shareholders," the official reported. "Can we deliver that kind of performance through external resources? That is what we are investigating."
The review involves only those USAA funds that invest in equities. 16 invest exclusively in equities.
The spokesperson believes a decision will be reached in a couple of weeks.
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