Questions over due diligence, client segmentation and charging, together with the recent pension rule changes, will force the platform industry to step up its game to better serve clients
Norway’s emergence as a wealthy country, with one of the biggest and most powerful investment funds in the world, is being cited as one of the reasons that spies are targeting Norwegian government and business leaders.
In a platform market that is becoming increasingly homogeneous in terms of the availability of tools, tax wrappers and investment choice, service is now one of the key differentiators.
SumZero, a social network dedicated to the buy side community, crunched the numbers and came up with a list of the universities boasting the highest number of graduates at the very best hedge funds.
Our first ever Rich List was published in 2004, and at the time caused considerable controversy. No magazine had ever attempted to assess the wealth of the world’s richest Arabs, and nobody had ever come close to publishing it in such detail.
Wealth management firms and asset managers with retail third-party distribution understand the risk associated with an aging advisory population and few solutions on the horizon," states Bing Waldert, director at Cerulli.