Well managed: Growing funds under management and outsourcing aid performance

The Funds Management Services industry has grown over the past five years. The portion of funds sourced from overseas markets has significantly increased over the period. As a result, fund managers have been able to access a larger asset base, as funds under management (FUM) have increased over the period. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.6% over the five years through 2018-19, to $10.9 billion. This includes an anticipated modest growth of 0.5% in 2018-19. Growth in FUM is anticipated to slow over the current year due to global economy concerns, such as slowing growth in the Chinese economy, looming Brexit deadline and US-China trade tensions. The correction in the All Ordinaries Index during late 2018 has also contributed to the slower growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Funds under management have increased over the past five years, supporting the industry
  • Industry enterprise numbers have declined over the past five years due to consolidation trends
  • More investors are likely to opt for passive investment strategies over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Funds Management Services industry is characterised by moderate capital intensity. For every dollar paid as wages, the industry spends an estimated $0.13 on capital investment. Labour expenses include salaries and benefits paid to professionals and administrative staff. The average industry wage is high, reflecting the skilled nature of work. Heavy regulation also contributes to the industry's labour intensity as larger fund managers generally tend to have an in-house legal team to ensure that their investment practices remain well within the confines of regulatory compliance.Capital investment in the industry is mainly undertaken to improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase analytical capability and improve services to clients. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Funds Management Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Funds Management Services are:

  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as All Ordinaries index and Cash rate in the Funds Management Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Funds Management Services Industry?

    Industry players mainly provide funds management services, including insurance funds management, public offer unit trusts, government funds and overseas funds. Industry participants generate income by providing portfolio investment services and investment consultant services on a commission and fee basis. The industry excludes superannuation funds management.

    Industry Products
  • Deposits
  • Debt securities
  • Australian equities
  • Land and buildings
  • Overseas assets
  • Other assets
  • Industry Activities
  • Portfolio investment management
  • Financial asset investment consultancy
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • All Ordinaries index
  • Cash rate
  • Demand from life insurance
  • High income earners

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and funds under management
  • Industry structure and participation
  • Future of Financial Advice reforms
  • Economies of scale
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • New assets and markets
  • Industry structure
  • Robo-advisor trend
  • Table: Funds Management Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Funds Management Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Financial Planning and Investment Advice
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • General Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Superannuation Funds

  • Products & Services
  • Overseas assets
  • Australian equities
  • Land and buildings
  • Deposits
  • Debt securities
  • Other assets
  • Chart: Funds Management Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesale financial trusts
  • Government sources
  • Life insurance offices
  • Public unit trusts
  • Overseas investors
  • General insurance
  • Cash management trusts
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Funds Management Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Funds Management Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Funds Management Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Macquarie Group Limited, Commonwealth Bank of Australia,
  • Table: Macquarie Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Commonwealth Bank of Australia - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Funds Management Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Funds Management Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Total Assets (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Assets Under Management (Aum)
  • The total market value of investments managed by a fund manager.
  • Funds Under Management (Fum)
  • The value of a pool of assets collectively managed by a fund manager.
  • Mandate Solution
  • A product specifically designed to the requirements of the client taking into consideration the required rate of return and risk.
  • Master Trust Or Wrap
  • An investment structure used to package investments into a single portfolio for easier access and management.
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