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 Locations Chapter
Industry establishments are concentrated in London. The South East and Scotland also have relatively high levels of concentration, despite being considerably low when compared with the proportion of establishments located in London.
London is one of the world's largest financial centres and home to about 62% 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
The South East has the second-highest number of establishments, with approximately 9%. The.. purchase to read more