Asset Management Industry in US – Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
The asset management industry sector is composed of those companies operating as mutual funds, open-ended investment companies, close ended investment funds, investment trusts, unit trusts and assets managers. The sector is split between institutional and retail investors, with values provided based on total assets under management.
The asset management industry in the US is standing on the edge of a fundamental shift that is likely to shape the future of the industry. Demand in the industry is being driven by market trends such as a growing population of retirees as well as returns on investments. The US asset management industry remains quite fragmented and there are approximately around 50 big companies that account for nearly 50% of the industry's revenues.
Aruvian Research analyzes the Asset Management Industry in United States in Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. It uses concepts developed in Industrial Organization (IO) economics to derive five forces that determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of a market.
The Porter's Five Forces Framework analysis looks at the bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, competitive rivalry in the industry, the threat of new entrants to the industry and the threat of industry substitution.
Apart from the Porter’s analysis, the report also includes a brief analysis of the Asset Management Industry in the United States.