Industry Leaders Post-Event Action Plan Follow up from 2014: Urgent Themes for 2015
We asked 25 leading CEOs, CIOs and Fund Selectors: what should Asset Management do to deliver more value, justify higher fees and create a sustainable business model?
Our participants, from Allan Pollack, CEO, Nordea to Edward Bonham Carter, Vice Chairman Jupiter, to Andrew Summers, Head of Fund Research and Collectives, Investec or Nick Philllips, Head of Distribution, GSAM, ranked their sentiments on our 5 key themes as illustrated below;
1st Investment Outcomes 76 Votes
Focus on creating investment solutions that deliver hard outcomes. This could be with new stakeholders from insurance to risk to data analytics, and include specialist and mid size funds and boutiques from the non-liquid, alternative and long only worlds.
2nd Rethink Brand 56 Votes
Create differentiation, develop new partnerships from different sectors, think more about connecting to specific segments
3rd Technology & The Customer 54 Votes
Drive Efficiency And Create New Distribution Channels By Leveraging Technology And Data Science: Time To Think Strategically About Avoiding Disintermediation
4th Long Term Investment & Non-Bank Finance 45 votes
Take Advantage Of Assets Being Offloaded By Banks And Become More Systemically Useful To all States, Thus Driving New Revenues: Include Longer- Term Investing Models; Private Equity, Direct Infrastructure Investment, SMEs, CrowdFunding, Lending. This could be with new Stakeholders
5th Next Billion Customers 38 votes
Drive To Increase The Market & Money Flow By Democratising Finance In Developed and Developing Markets