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.


Global Fund Management Regulatory Outlook 2023
The financial services industry is no stranger to frequent regulatory upheaval and scrutiny, however the past year has been particularly demanding on market participants.

This whitepaper details key regulatory changes scheduled and pending in 2023, and how they will impact fund managers and fund distributors.
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