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February 28, 2024
The growing Active ETF graveyard

In a retail market starved of growth opportunities, the prospects of new capital pools offered by active ETFs continue to entice asset managers. Despite a flurry of new entrants, few active managers have been able to gain genuine traction in the market. 

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December 14, 2023
Retail asset management: winners & losers

Large active managers have struggled to maintain pace with passive and niche-active providers in recent years. With a particularly difficult year drawing to an end, what will drive the competitive outlook over the next five years?

August 1, 2023
Industry Funds gain further traction in HNW

Industry funds’ dominance of Australia’s retirement system is widely acknowledged, though their infiltration of the HNW segment has stayed largely under the radar. This poses new challenges for retail competitors.

July 4, 2023
Traditional asset managers well placed to gain from retail shift to alternatives

Specialist alternatives managers have taken the lion’s share of alternatives inflows and enjoyed the associated high margins, but the shift to focus on retail demand for alternatives plays right into the hands of traditional asset managers.

June 27, 2023
Navigating retail channel complexity is key to asset manager growth

Retail channels drive growth and innovation in asset management but developing a clearly aligned product and distribution strategy is critical.

April 24, 2023
Active’s silver lining

On an outlook of healthy contestable flows, plenty of opportunity exists for well-positioned retail equity managers in Australia, despite industry headwinds and global sentiment.

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