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Fund Management Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Well funded: The industry has grown relatively strongly, despite some economic turbulence

IBISWorld’s Fund Management Activities market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Growth has been supported by improving financial markets in recent years
  • The Retail Distribution Review ensured greater transparency and fairness, boosting demand
  • The phased introduction of the auto-enrolment pension scheme is expected to support continued growth
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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 £5.8 trillion in 2016-17. 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 5.9% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £17.7 billion. Financial markets have expanded over the past five years, supported by historically low interest rates and significant quantitative easing activity, supporting revenue and FUM growth. Fund flows from international investors and pension funds also expanded and supported growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The UK Fund Management Activities industry is estimated to have approximately £5.8 trillion in FUM in 2016-17. The industry includes independently managed funds as well as those owned by banks, insurance companies and pension funds. Industry revenue is generated primarily through management fees, which are normally calculated as a percentage of FUM referred to as the annual management charge. Fund managers may also charge fees related to the performance of a fund against an agreed benchmark. These fees are most commonly charged on institutional investment products.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.9% to reach £17.7 billion. Fin.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Fund Management Activities Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fund Management Activities Industry are

  • Having an effective distribution/collection network
  • Highly trained workforce
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as FTSE 100 and year bond rate in the Fund Management Activities industry impact industry performance... 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

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • FTSE 100
  • year bond rate
  • Demand from pension funding
  • Demand from life insurance
  • Gross national savings rate
  • Current Performance
  • Financial markets support growth
  • Fund flows
  • Margins widen
  • Industry changes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Investment

    returns rise

  • Money flows
  • Margins improve
  • Table: Fund Management Activities Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fund Management Activities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Life Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Pension Funding
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Banks
  • Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage
  • Products & Services
  • Equities
  • Fixed-income assets
  • Other
  • Cash
  • Property
  • Chart: Fund Management Activities Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Pension funds
  • Other institutional clients
  • Insurance companies
  • Retail clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fund Management Activities
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd
    Legal & General Investment Management Ltd
  • Table: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Legal & General Investment Management Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Funds Under Management (Fum)
  • The value of the assets a fund management firm manages on behalf of its clients.
  • Institutional Investor
  • These are mainly organisations that pool sums of money and invest them. They also include operating companies that decide to invest in funds.
  • Quantitative Easing
  • The introduction of new money into the money supply by a central bank.

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