Asset Management 2020 – A Brave New World, explains that the way many asset managers operate in 2020 will be significantly different compared with today.
Amid unprecedented economic turmoil and regulatory change, most asset managers have afforded themselves little time to bring the future into focus. But the industry stands on the precipice of a number of fundamental shifts that will shape the future of the asset management industry.
To help asset managers plan for the future, PwC has considered the likely changes in the asset management industry landscape over the coming years and identified key game changers which will impact the competitive environment. The paper first presents how the operating landscape for asset managers will change by 2020 and beyond. In the second part of this paper, we discuss how asset managers may prepare for the challenges these changes present and turn them into competitive advantages.