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 is in the midst of a recovery: Revenue grew at a compound annual growth rate of 5.3% in the traditional space in the last five years through 2015 and 7.7% in the alternative space over the same period. Revenue for both traditional and alternative managers surpassed pre-recession highs in 2012. However in fiscal 2015, traditional asset manager stock prices decreased 27.8%, and alternative asset manager prices declined 23.1%. Presently, the following trends are shaping the industry.