Investment Solutions Forum 2019 SG - Highlights - Sam Clothier

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1. What are the challenges and opportunities for this industry?

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1. What are the challenges and opportunities for this industry?

I think it's widely recognised that active asset management, certainly on the public market side, is coming under a lot of pressure, both from a fees and performance perspective. So I think that, in its own right, presents an opportunity for managers which are able to offer superior products in perhaps private markets. We see that clients are constantly looking for new ways to put their money to work in private markets, and the industry itself is tipped to be essentially managing around 10% of all professionally managed assets for clients globally by 2020. So for a manager that can bring together a broad range of private markets capabilities, package it appropriately, I think that's a tremendous opportunity.