Although the asset management sector experienced a good run in the bull market, this downturn will try the industry. Investment firms that manage their costs are likely to be more successful, according to a survey by the Boston Consulting Group. Passive investment strategies pose a challenge to asset management margins, and companies will have to adopt digital technologies to improve their outcomes. This annual recap and industry overview, which packs in a lot of information, is apt to prove useful to investment managers and other financial services professionals.
In this summary, you will learn
How the asset management industry fared in 2017,
Why some fund managers are able to provide better shareholder returns than others, and
How the industry can use digital technologies to generate better outcomes.
About the Authors
Renaud Fages et al. are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.