The Australian Funds Management Services industry is thriving. Domestic managers have attracted funds from all over the world due to their experience and a strong track record. Therefore, the portion of funds sourced from overseas markets is anticipated to grow over the five years through 2014-15. Furthermore, fund managers have been able to tap into a larger asset base. Meanwhile, Australia's growing number of high net worth individuals and a strong culture of private and national saving have increased the need for investment services, fuelling industry growth. Industry revenue is forecast to increase by an annualised 3.1% over the five years through 2014-15.
The industry consists of establishments primarily engaged in providing fund management services including insurance funds management, public offer unit trusts, government funds and overseas funds, excluding superannuation funds management. Industry participants generate income by providing portfolio investment services and investment consultant services on a commission and fee basis. The industry excludes superannuation funds management.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.