Research Reports»The Changing European Fund Landscape

River_LandscapeIn the last 20 years, Europe has established itself as a robust, reliable, and well-regulated funds market. Ireland and Luxembourg have developed into the world’s top cross-border funds centres and Ucits funds have become a gold standard among investors all over the world.

HorizonBetween 2010 and 2020, there were seismic developments in terms of fund types, domiciles, regulation, market structure and technology.

Rise_of_ESGOne of the easiest predictions to make about the asset management market in the next decade is that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) funds will be a critical feature.

Landscape_canyonLuxembourg and Dublin have enjoyed continual growth over the last decade, thanks largely to two factors – the durable appeal of cross-border Ucits brands and an effective cross-border distribution process. But this is not to say that the Ucits brand does not face challenges or that distribution cannot be improved.

Landscape_riverThere are two contrasting but related ways that the funds market landscape will be reshaped over the next decade – either through consolidation among the traditional players or disruption from new entrants. Our survey addressed both of these issues.

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