Fund Management Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fund Management Activities Market Research Report | SIC K66.300 | Mar 2016

Well managed: Returns are set to increase as the industry follows the economy's upward trend

IBISWorld’s Fund Management Activities market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
BlackRock, Inc BlackRock, Inc market share
Legal & General Investment Management Legal & General Investment Management market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Fund Management Activities industry is the second largest in the world and the largest in Europe. The funds under management (FUM) by the industry are expected to reach £5.9 trillion in 2015-16. Industry revenue comes predominantly from management fees, which are typically calculated as a percentage of FUM. Revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 7% over the five years through 2015-16, reaching £17.8 billion, including an increase of 4.7% in the current year. Though this is an impressive rate of growth, it is important to note that the industry began the period upon a depressed base, due to the significant declines registered during the financial crisis... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Fund Management Activities industry has a low level of capital intensity. In 2015-16, for every £1.00 spent on capital, industry operators are expected to spend £15.67 on wages.

The industry has low capital requirements but is relatively labour intensive, with wages accounting for approximately 31.3% of revenue in 2015-16. Labour expenses include the salaries and bonuses paid to staff. The average industry wage is high, reflecting the skilled nature of the work and the high demand for successful fund managers.

There are economies of scales in the industry, meaning an increase in the value of assets under management, and so management fees, may not require a comparable increase in staff numbers... purchase to read more


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What is the Fund Management Activities Industry?

This industry includes portfolio and fund management activities provided on a fee or contract basis for individuals and businesses. It covers firms operating and managing assets in the United Kingdom for both domestic and overseas clients.

Industry Products
EquitiesFixed-income assetsCashProperty
Industry Activities
Managing mutual fundsManaging pension fundsManaging other investment funds

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