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Open-Ended Investment Company Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Open-Ended Investment Company Activities Market Research Report | SIC K64.304 | Aug 2016

Profitable openings: The industry is expected to grow despite the effects of the EU referendum

The Open-Ended Investment Company Activities market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£71bn
Annual Growth 12-17
6.9%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
32,220
Businesses
217
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Open-ended investment companies (OEICs) and unit trusts are both a type of collective investment scheme that can constantly adjust investment strategy and fund size. Funds invest in a range of assets, including domestic and global equities, government and corporate bonds and other fixed income securities. OEICs are priced to reflect the net asset value (assets less liabilities) of their investments. While fund styles differ significantly to reflect different risk-return preferences, industry performance is nonetheless highly correlated with the performance of financial markets, particularly equity markets.

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, OEICs have performed relatively well as compared with their pooled investment peers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry's contribution to the economy has risen at a faster rate than overall economic growth. Industry value added is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 7.3% in the 10 years through 2021-22. This compares with average GDP growth at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. The strong growth is due primarily to the industry's strong linkages with financial market performance. As revenue is derived from capital gains, dividend payments and other forms of returns to investors, the industry may enjoy impressive growth in one year followed by unexpected declines in the next.

Due to the popularity of the funds as reflected through new fund sales and the creation of new OEIC fund products, the industry is in the growth phase of its life cycle. Alt.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Open-Ended Investment Company Activities Industry?

Open-ended investment companies (OEICs) are legal entities organised to pool securities or other financial assets, without managing, on behalf of shareholders or beneficiaries. OEICs are authorised by the Financial Services Authority under the Open-Ended Investment Companies (Companies with Variable Capital) Regulations. The industry also includes unit trusts, with the exception of property unit trusts (see IBISWorld report K64.305).

Industry Products
Money market fundsUK equity fundsOverseas equity fundsSovereign bond fundsBritish government securities fundsOthersCorporate bond funds
 
Industry Activities
Pooling securities or other financial assets Packaging financial assets that are sold to investors


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