The Guide to European Platforms and Open Architecture is available for purchase at £6,800 +VAT (€7,800, or $10,200)*. For further information please email Richard Bradley.
- Updated AUA, facts, figures and more platforms
- We cover Austria, the Netherlands and Sweden – as well as the more established platform markets of UK, Italy, Germany, France and Spain
- We have a separate international platforms chapter – cross-border fund sales and international platforms are the story of 2012
- Future looking analysis section covering regulatory change, rebates, concentration and change (amongst others)
- Tips for success for fund managers in local markets. Why are Carmignac so popular? Why did M&G do so well in France? What’s the story behind Flossbach von Storch in Germany?
Covered in the report are more than 50 platforms from 8 different countries. We also review the open architecture market in more detail, acknowledging that in some markets open architecture is not yet synonymous with ‘platform’.
'Guide to European Platforms and Open Architecture 2013' in the News
Asset concentration on platforms varies across Europe
The UK, France and Spain are the only markets in which the top three fund groups by size account for less than 50% of total fund assets, according to a study conducted by The Platforum and supported by Schroders.
International Adviser, 20th March 2013
European platform AUA reaches €958bn
European platform assets under administration increased 29 per cent to €958bn (£820bn) in the third quarter of 2012, up from £740bn in the same period in 2011.
Fundweb, 18th March 2013
Big houses dominate platforms
Smaller asset managers are struggling to win business across much of Europe as the growth of fund “platforms” is increasingly channelling flows into the hands of the biggest houses.
Financial Times, 17th March 2013
Previous European Platform Guides
Released in March 2012, this report identifies the principal platforms in the major European markets. Whilst a pan-European platform is still in the making, more distributors and fund managers are seeking to make decisions at a European level.
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