The Asset Management Industry Emerged Strong from the Pandemic, Crossing the $100 Trillion Threshold
Strong Net Flows—Especially from Retail Investors—and Market Growth Led to $103 Trillion in Assets Under Management by the End of 2020, Although Profits Remained Flat, Says New Report by Boston Consulting Group.
BOSTON—Despite the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 health crisis, global assets under management (AuM) grew by 11% to reach $103 trillion in 2020, although operating profits did not follow suit—remaining stable at around 34% of net revenues as a result of cost pressure and fee contraction across all asset classes—according to a new report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled Global Asset Management 2021: The $100 Trillion Machine, is being released today.
-Boston Consulting Group