In its 18th iteration, this annual report sizes and identifies opportunities in Asia ex-Japan’s mutual fund markets. Asia’s mutual fund industry is embracing changes on multiple fronts to keep pace with evolving regulations, digital distribution, and new product ideas. Covering the six key markets of China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, this report focuses on major topics such as market sizing, product development, distribution strategies, revenue projection, and fee analysis. The report also showcases findings from distributors’ surveys on fund selection and product on-boarding plans.
Key region-wide themes include: • Regulatory developments in each of the six markets, implications for the industry, and the opportunity set for managers; • Fee trends, outlook, and strategies to combat fee pressures; • Product trends, areas for further development, and the role of multi-asset products; and • Developments in online distribution, including the role of key fintech players in diversifying distribution.
Data for this report comes from proprietary surveys of more than 75 asset managers and distributors, as well as 70 highly focused and in-depth research meetings and conference calls with asset managers, distributors, fund associations, and regulators across all six markets covered in this report.
Reasons To Purchase:
- Explore the regulatory changes and initiatives, along with their implications and opportunities, that are taking place across a number of areas in Asian markets
- Review major fee-related regulations and trends, and understand managers’ outlook on fee pressure and feasibility of new models
- Gain insight into the distribution models in each market, and product positioning from the perspective of asset managers and distributors
- Examine the state of online distribution in key markets in Asia, and assess their potential in expanding mutual fund distribution reach
- Size the six key markets in Asia in terms of assets, net flows, product trends, marketing and distribution practices, competitive leagues, fees, and revenues