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IBISWorld’s Funds Management Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


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

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Funds Management Services industry has performed strongly over the past five years. The portion of funds sourced from overseas markets has significantly grown over the period, fuelling industry revenue growth. 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 3.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $7.9 billion. This includes a 2.3% increase in the current year.

    The Australian sharemarket's performance has strongly influenced industry revenue over the past five years. Industry revenue is derived from the value of FUM, which fluctuates with the performance of investment markets...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Fund managers offer clients the opportunity to invest in a varying mix of assets, through a variety of investment strategies. These strategies differ depending on the risk and return sought by investors, the investment approach adopted (such as value or contrarian investing), and whether the investment is in domestic, regional or global assets. For example, a risk-seeking client might invest in an emerging market fund that produces high returns, but with associated higher risks. Another might choose a balanced portfolio with a more diverse asset mix, divided between equities and debt securities. Some funds use a passive investment strategy that tracks an index. Oth..

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    Additional Insights for the Funds Management Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Funds Management Services Industry are

  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Market research and understanding
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    Industry Products

    What is the Funds Management Services Industry?

    The industry mainly provides 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
    Debt securities
    Australian equities
    Land and buildings
    Overseas assets
    Other assets
    Industry Activities
    Portfolio investment management
    Financial asset investment consultancy

    Table of Contents

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

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

  • Industry Outlook
  • New assets and markets
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Funds Management Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

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

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

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

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesale financial trusts
  • Life insurance offices
  • Government sources
  • Public unit trusts
  • Overseas investors
  • Other 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
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Other
  • 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
    Major Companies
    Macquarie Group LimitedCommonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Table: Macquarie Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Commonwealth Bank of Australia - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Funds Management Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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