Feeling flush: Revenue has risen strongly, with Irish AUM rising at the fastest rate in Europe

The industry focuses on the management of mutual, pension and other investment funds domiciled in Ireland. The industry serves major clients including pension funds, insurance and reinsurance firms, retail clients and other institutional clients. Over the five years through 2019, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 7.4%, to reach €7.7 billion. This includes growth of 6.4% in the current year.Over the past five years, there has been significant regulatory change in the industry. This has related to core regulatory frameworks including the Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and the Markets in Financial instruments Directive (MiFID) II...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Considerable regulatory change has, in many cases, further supported strong revenue growth
  • Irish domiciled Exchange Traded Funds have grown rapidly, becoming the most significant domicile in Europe
  • The UK's exit from the European Union is likely to provide a number of opportunities for the Irish industry
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry for new firms wishing to enter the industry are moderate. The main barrier to initially entering the industry are regulations. Performing industry activities require that industry participants are authorised by the financial regulator, the Central Bank of Ireland. All industry employees that participate in regulated activities must also be authorised and hold certified qualifications to meet authorization criteria.New entrants will generally be competing with large industry firms as soon as they enter the industry. Acquiring significant AUM to ensure that operations are profitable can also be difficult, especially without an established reputation. Furthermore, established firms with large AUM will have a cost advantage in investment. New...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Fund Management Activities Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fund Management Activities Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Experienced work force
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from pension funding and Demand from insurance in the Fund Management Activities industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fund Management Activities in Ireland Industry?

    This industry includes portfolio and fund management activities provided on a fee or contract basis for individuals and businesses. It covers firms operating and managing assets domiciled in Ireland for both domestic and overseas clients.

    Industry Products
  • Equity funds
  • Bond funds
  • Alternative funds
  • Money Market funds
  • Other funds
  • Industry Activities
  • Managing mutual funds
  • Managing pension funds
  • Managing other investment funds
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from pension funding
  • Demand from insurance
  • year bond rate
  • ISEQ Index
  • Demand from reinsurance

  • Current Performance
    Regulatory changesExchange traded fundsIrish growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Active managementNeighbouring opportunitiesStructural changes
  • Table: Fund Management Activities Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fund Management Activities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Insurance in Ireland
  • Reinsurance in Ireland
  • Pension Funding in Ireland
  • Consumers in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accountancies and Tax Consultants in Ireland
  • Banks in Ireland
  • Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Equity funds
  • Alternative funds
  • Bond funds
  • Money Market funds
  • Other funds
  • Chart: Fund Management Activities Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Pension funds
  • Insurance and reinsurance firms
  • Retail clients
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fund Management Activities Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Other Costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fund Management Activities

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fund Management Activities Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Blackrock Inc, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, PIMCO Global Advisors (Ireland) Ltd,
  • Table: Blackrock Inc - financial performance
  • Table: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: PIMCO Global Advisors (Ireland) Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Fund Management Activities Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Total Assets (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Assets Under Management (Aum)
  • The amount of cash, in any currency, and assets held by a fund at and given point in time.
  • Etfs
  • Exchange traded funds are a collection of financial assets that track an underlying index. These bundles is packaged in a way that allows for its sales on financial exchanges.
  • Fintec (Financial Technology)
  • Refers to technology, both hardware and software, developed to help aid activities of the financial industry.
  • Liquidity
  • The speed, in terms of time taken, in which a financial or physical asset can be sold or traded for cash or a cash equivalent, such as short-term bonds.
  • Over The Counter (Otc)
  • This refers to the direct market comprised of vary parties trading a financial asset. This is as opposed to trading on an exchange.
  • Prospectus
  • A prospectus is a piece of formal documentation that is required by various regulatory commissions to allow fund sales, and helps investors make informed investment decisions.
  • Quantitative Tightening
  • A contractionary monetary policy applied by central banks to decrease the amount of liquidity in an economy. The policy is the opposite of quantitative easing.
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