GMO’s multi-asset team remains staunchly committed to its value-centric approach, but that rigidity has led to missteps in recent years. That, combined with rising fees, drive a Morningstar Analyst Rating downgrade to Neutral for all of GMO Benchmark Free’s share classes.
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