Asset Management Market Snapshot

This publication focuses on major events, developments and trends within the traditional (mutual funds, wealth managers) and alternative (hedge funds, private equity) segments of the Asset Management Industry.

The Asset Management Industry as a whole has returned to pre-crisis levels: Revenue grew at a compound annual growth rate of 0.4% in the traditional space in the last five years through 2017 and 8.0% in the alternative space over the same period. Revenue for alternative managers increased 10.9% in 2017, reaching a new peak. In the traditional space, revenues increased by 5.4% in 2017 but remained below levels seen in 2007 and in certain years after the recession. In the last twelve months, traditional asset manager stock prices have increased by 19.8%, while alternative asset manager prices have increased 42.6%.