Against a background of increasing regulation and continuing financial market volatility, investment managers are facing mounting competition from foreign rivals and new entrants.
The winners are likely to be companies that can sustain top-tier service through targeted customer segmentation, while curbing distribution and service costs. As access to market becomes increasingly critical and customers demand ever more personalised products and services, investment managers will also need to concentrate on fewer — and more effective — distributor relationships.
These challenges are being compounded by the cost and complexity of meeting new sales, reporting and prudential directives. On the plus side, effective compliance could strengthen stakeholder confidence and sharpen competitive differentiation in an increasingly crowded market place.How PwC can help you
PricewaterhouseCoopers has a global network of specialists who can help investment managers turn challenges into opportunities in key areas of their business including governance, risk and compliance, process improvement, financial reporting and business development strategies.
|ETF 2020 - Preparing for a new horizon
The ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) market is growing at a rapid pace. ETFs are no longer considered a niche product and a growing number of organisations are likely to enter this market in the future. To help asset managers prepare to compete in this fast changing environment, we have considered the ongoing evolution, barriers to growth and the opportunities that lie ahead, and how they can plan for 2020.
|Enhanced Regulatory Regime for Fund Management Companies
Helping you get ready and operational
|Why not, indeed?
A PwC viewpoint on creating a new platform for Singapore's asset management industry
|Views from the industry
Perspectives on the need for a new investment fund framework in Singapore
|Lessons learnt from others
An analysis of the successes and pitfalls of established fund centres
|The Singapore Fund
Making it a preferred option