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 trillion in 2014-15. Industry revenue comes predominantly from management fees, which are normally calculated as a percentage of FUM. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.6% over the five years through 2014-15, reaching £13.2 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
London is one of the world's largest financial centres and home to about 65.6% of the industry's establishments. Approximately 30% of the 1 million people employed in the Financial Services sector are employed in London. The largest fund managers are headquartered in London and cater for institutional clients, which are also mainly based in London.
The South East has the second-highest number of establishments, with approximately 7%. The region's proximity to London and its relatively low rental costs help to attract fund managers.
Scotland is the third most highly concentrated region, with approximately 6.6% of industry establishments located in the region. Scotland is an important centre for fund management... purchase to read more