Fund Management Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fund Management Activities Market Research Report | SIC K66.300 | Oct 2015

Funding growth: As financial markets trend upwards, investment returns should increase

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 7.4% over the five years through 2015-16, reaching £18.2 billion. Although this suggests that the industry is expected to grow at a robust pace, growth has also been boosted by the significant declines registered during the financial crisis... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has medium barriers to entry. Initial capital costs are moderate, although firms also need to establish a brand, reputation and develop a team of skilled staff. These factors are important in building a solid asset base to maximise returns and build investor confidence. Fund managers that have already established a reputation for investment performance may establish new firms more easily.

Having sufficient assets under management to attract institutional investment can be a significant barrier to growth for smaller funds. Funds may also need several years of performance history to attract institutional investment. Institutions normally undertake a review of funds before deciding to invest in the fund... 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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