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Investment Industry: Disruptive Forces

Investment Industry

What Next For the Investment Industry?

With macro forces swirling, the only constant is change. The investment industry must adapt and the gamechanger could be tech. Meanwhile there is increased focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Steps have been taken, but what now? Read on for your industry update.

Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study 2022 (Invesco)

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The results of this study are presented across five key themes: Inflation, external managers and data science, digital assets, ESG integration, and portfolio diversification.

Why Outsourced Trading is No Longer an All-or-nothing Option (State Street)

Increasingly popular, the potential benefits of outsourced trading solutions are discussed, juxtaposed with the costs fund managers must face in keeping up with market evolution.

Five Opportunities & Five Risks of Decentralised Finance (Enterprising Investor)

DeFi can help with several problematic characteristics of the current finance system, including inefficiency. However, it will spawn new risks too. Both sides are appraised here.

Three Scenarios For a Tech-powered Fund Industry (The Investment Association)

What next for the investment funds industry? Efficiency or transformation? Change seems inevitable with evolution in technology and investor behaviour.

Global Asset Management Industry – Annual Report 2022 (BCG)

In the 20th edition of this annual report, the authors reflect on a strong era for the global asset management industry, before looking ahead to three trends shaping its future.

Advancing More Women Leaders in Financial Services: A global report (Deloitte)

With gender equity as the focus, this report presents regional data which suggests some progress, whilst overall figures show there is distance to go to reach global gender equity.

Diversity and Inclusion at Investment Manager Firms: Annual survey (LCP)

This survey of investment managers gives detailed data on current diversity levels and the initiatives firms have in place to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Who Is Disrupting Investment Management and How? (Family Office Association)

Could the asset and investment management industry be ripe for disruption? Historically the industry has been slow to change, but power is shifting, and barriers are falling.