Thought Leadership Resources

We have curated a collection of blogs and news items that we found important to the Asset & Wealth Management business.

Pensions & Investments: 51% of alts investors to stand pat on private market allocations

"Slightly more than half of alternatives investors, 51%, do not expect to make any changes to their…

Board IQ: Board Diversity Still a Priority, but Numbers Stay the Same

“Diversity has shifted from a philanthropic discussion about ‘it’s the right thing to do’ to one…

Ignites | Active Activity: Boutiques Pulled In More Sales Than Fund Giants

"Many boutique fund shops collected more money during the first three months of 2020 than did their…

McLagan Insights: For Financial Services Firms, COVID-19 Means Navigating Uncertainty on Many Levels

Great work again from the McLagan/Aon team. Thanks to Shelley Eisenhandler for these valuable and…

Spring 2020 Business Update: Dawn of a New Era — Compensation Expectations to Be Dramatically Reset Due to Pandemic and Recession

The 2020 recession is accelerating systemic changes in the investment industry leading to a…

Wilbanks Partners Commentary: Dawn of a New Era — Compensation Expectations to Be Dramatically Reset

The 2020 recession and COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating systemic changes in the investment…

Vestigo Ventures: What is the New Normal?

Congratulations to the team at Vestigo Ventures for their continued tremendous success during…

FundFire: Managers Are Not in a Hurry to Resume Onsite Work

The investment management business is very fortunate to have the option for greater flexibility in…

CFA Institute: Gender Diversity In Investment Management

"To uncover some of the underlying causes of the gender disparity in investment management, we…

Ignites | Hiring and Firing: How Covid-19 Compares to Financial Crisis, Dot-Com Bust

Great historical analysis here and great reporting by Adrian D. Garcia at Ignites. My comments in…

Institutional Investor: Funds Saw Largest Ever Exodus in March, Morningstar Says

Interesting news as risk assets continue to rotate. Amongst our clients, there are definitely some…

Ignites: Despite Layoffs, Industry Head Count Swelled 3% Last Year

“They’re consistently announcing layoffs of portfolio managers and multiple rounds of layoffs. And…