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 £5.5 trillion in 2014-15. Industry revenue comes predominantly from management fees, which are normally calculated as a percentage of FUM. Revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 8.2% over the five years through 2014-15, reaching £16.8 billion. Although this suggests that the industry is expected to grow at a robust pace, growth has been boosted by the significant declines registered during the financial crisis... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The top four UK fund management firms are expected to manage a combined total of 30.7% of FUM in the industry in 2014-15. This indicates that the industry has a low level of concentration. The 10 largest fund managers account for a combined total of approximately 50% of all FUM. The industry is characterised by a few firms that are large in terms of asset size and a long tail of medium and small firms. This is highlighted by the fact that approximately 77.2% of firms employ fewer than 10 staff.
Concentration in the industry has been rising over the past five years due to acquisition activity among some of the largest players... purchase to read more