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Best Investment Industry Paper 2018

  • ,  Chief Executive |
  • 04 Dec 2018
  • Updated 06 Dec 2018

bfinance wins "Best Investment Industry Paper 2018"

The winning papers in our "Investment Industry" category cover a variety of perspectives, from the vantage point of asset owners, asset managers, wealth managers and regulators.

Investment Industry 2018


Asset Owner Survey: Innovations in Implementation (bfinance)

bfinance's 2018 Asset Owner Survey provides insight into some of the challenges faced by asset owners, including entering new asset classes, boosting illiquid investments, improving diversification and building a more efficient investment process. The survey also examines the role of "trusted partners", the challenges of private markets and the rise of specialist consultants.


Investment Firm of the Future (CFA Institute)

This interactive report from CFA Institute details the issues that will materially affect the investment management industry over the next decade and how the various models employed by investment firms will need to adapt to these changes.

Asset & Wealth Management Revolution: Pressure on profitability (PwC)

This 28-page PwC report explores the changing landscape of the asset and wealth management industry and describes the forces which are placing pressure on profits. The document outlines four foundations on which managers can build a target operating model to protect or even improve profitability.

Passive Investing: Reshaping the Investment Landscape (DWS AM/CREATE-Research)

DWS Asset Management and CREATE-Research have collaborated to produce this report on the passive funds industry, including information about the drivers of future growth and the utility of passive funds for core-satellite models.

An overview of EU legislative and regulatory developments Q4 2018 (State Street)

This 66-page quarterly report gives a detailed overview of important legislative and regulatory developments in the European Union.

Digital advice raises profits for investment services (Pitchbook/Morningstar)

Does robo-advising encroach upon traditional business models within the wealth management industry? This 48-page report claims that the downside of low fees is that robo-advisors may need to scale to over USD 15 billion AUM to break even.

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