Should You Cash In With Artisan Partners?

The investment manager's offerings — both its mutual funds and its upcoming IPO — look appealing


A wise man once said to me that it’s better to own the asset managers themselves than the funds they actually manage.

I don’t know if that’s the case with Artisan Partners, which plans to go public soon — nine out of the 11 Artisan funds eligible for rating from Morningstar have at least four stars.

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