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Seeking relevance in a shrinking asset management sandbox

Clients will require a sensible amount of transparency, compliance, as well as some form of Uber-nisation of the investment platform.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 05:50
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Some even say asset management is a sunset industry with ETFs, online retail investing platforms, as well as automated robo-advisors and FinTech now taking over the business of managing assets.

THE asset management industry has not been exempted from the doom and gloom surrounding the financial services industry. The same forces that have made the sell-side's fees shrink, regulatory scrutiny increase, traditional sources of alpha more elusive, and various lines of business encroached