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(Revised from original 1998 version)
Morningstar, Inc., a publisher of information for mutual fund investors, is considering alternative strategies for broadening its subscriber base and increasing its revenues. Potential strategies include tailoring information for the defined contribution pension fund marketplace, and licensing Morningstar's performance ratings to fund complexes. This case provides a setting in which to discuss the U.S. mutual fund industry, with particular focus on mutual fund performance measurement and the information needs of consumers of mutual funds.
Keywords: Investment Funds;
Financial Services Industry;
Perold, Andre F., and Markus Mullarkey. "Morningstar, Inc." Harvard Business School Case 298-140, February 2007. (Revised from original May 1998 version.)