Asset Management firms have emerged from the financial crisis into a world where the boundaries between traditional financial services industries are now blurred and the appetite for and access to capital is fiercer than ever before.
Stringent regulations including the UCITS IV directive and AIFMD are now common place. And with complex tax reporting requirements like FATCA now in force, asset managers find themselves trying to combine their natural entrepreneurial tendencies with a much more cautious and compliant approach to reporting on their performance and on their attitude towards managing risk.
In response many businesses are revisiting their growth objectives, operating models and reassessing their culture and the way they conduct business activities. The question is how prepared are you?