Digital Technology Plays a Key Role in the UK Investment Industry: Ken Research


Ken Research has announced its distribution on, “UK IFAs, Investment Managers & Platforms 2017” which provides a comprehensive analysis of the features and preferences of UK investors and clients of independent financial advisors (IFAs).  The report offers insight into platform characteristics, reasons that drive IFAs when selecting platform providers, and demand for discretionary fund managers (DFMs).

It well details the market developments and the evolving landscape of the UK market and properly examines the role IFAs have in providing financial services. Report identifies the companies that introduce the most attractive platform packages and investigates the criteria for selection of pension fund providers. It enables the users in identification of how to stay competitive by comprehending IFA preferences.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

In the UK, independent financial advisors have been a major distribution network for investors along with, product providers who are expected to perform well for understanding the priorities and criteria advisors use in selecting their investment partners and platforms, especially with an evolving tendency to cooperate with discretionary fund managers.

UK fund platforms have recorded a continuous growth in their market share by providing both advisors and direct investors with access to a range of products and in the year 2015 these platforms reckoned for 52% of industry gross retail sales.

The factors that drive the demand for products are:

  • Cost functions (Cost is the main driver for switching platforms, highlighting the increasingly commoditized nature of the service.)
  • The quality of administrative and reporting functions
  • The investment fund range

There is an ever growing interest in the use of model portfolios and discretionary portfolio management that are led by clients’ preference for a better investment range and less administration and as a result the industry is forecasted to expand and earn great revenue in the years to proceed.

Key Factors Considered in the Report

UK Ifas Investment Managers

UK Independent Financial Adviser Market

UK Financial Investment Market Research Report

UK Financial Adviser Market

UK Adviser Market Size

UK Financial Adviser Methodology

UK Financial Adviser Market Future Outlook

UK Fund Supermarkets Size

UK Financial Adviser Platform

UK Financial Adviser Market Share

UK Ifas Investment Market Size

Financial Market Share In The UK

Companies Cited in the Report

Aberdeen Asset Management, Aegon, Aviva, Axa Elevate, Brewin Dolphin, Charles Stanley, City Asset Management, Cofunds, Cornelian Asset Managers, Fidelity, FNZ technology, Investec, Investment Association, Nucleus, Old Mutual, Premier, Quilter Cheviot, Rathbones, Seven Investment Management, Standard Life, Transact, True Potential, Verbatim, Vestra, Wealth Horizon, Zurich

For more coverage click on the link below:

https://www.kenresearch.com/banking-financial-services-and-insurance/financial-services/uk-ifas-investment-managers-platforms-2017/82342-93.html

Related links:

https://www.kenresearch.com/banking-financial-services-and-insurance/financial-services/australian-ifas-investment-managers-platforms/8427-93.html

https://www.kenresearch.com/banking-financial-services-and-insurance/financial-services/national-investment-managers-inc-manda/32817-93.html

Contact Us:
Ken Research
Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications
Ankur@kenresearch.com
+91-9015378249

https://www.kenresearch.com/blog/2017/02/digital-technology-plays-a-key-role-in-the-uk-investment-industry-ken-research/

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