Rise of the machines in global funds distribution

While global financial transactions and securities trading have rapidly moved to electronic platforms such as SWIFT and NASDAQ over recent decades, the asset management industry has been stubbornly slow to adapt. With electronic platforms are becoming a vital channel in global funds distribution, few asset managers can afford to continue using pre-crisis distribution models based primarily on face-to-face interaction.

This issue of Connectivity is the first of a new thought leadership series focused on global funds distribution. The series will highlight key trends, detail leading practices and examine where we think the industry is headed.

Please find the full report attached on the left.