Fund Management Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fund Management Activities Market Research Report | SIC K66.300 | Dec 2014

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IBISWorld’s Fund Management Activities market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 £5.5 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


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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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