The relentless rise of passive management has seen index-tracking funds grow by $2 trillion over the last three years, and was a key driver for the Henderson-Janus merger. This has re-opened the long-standing debate around active versus passive management, and to gain an industry expert view, Livewire met with Giselle Roux, CIO at Escala Partners. Her message was that that both active and passive products have a role to perform in a portfolio. “It is not as simple as just going passive or going active, give some thought to what you’re trying to do, the reasons why, and appreciate what is actually in each of these strategies.” Watch the video or read a transcript of the video below to hear Giselle’s four ways to use passive products as part of an active strategy.