Thought Leadership Resources

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

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…

Ignites | Find Your (Fund Industry) Passion: A Q&A With PGIM’s Stuart Parker

Great insights from industry thought leader Stuart Parker, part of the fantastic leadership team at…

Fund Board Views | Q&A: Women On Mutual Fund Boards

Thank you to Hillary Jackson at Fund Board Views for including us in this important conversation on…

Girls With Impact: As parents work from home amid COVID-19, Girls With Impact waives tuition with its distance learning relief effort to ease burdens

Girls With Impact has just made their live, online "mini-MBA" program free to girls age 12-18…

Bloomberg: JPMorgan Plans Firm-Wide Hiring Freeze Amid Virus Uncertainty

At Wilbanks Partners we are still active in our recruiting initiatives for innovative roles in…

McLagan Insights: Navigating the Growing Patchwork of Pay Equity Laws Across the United States

Another great overview with thoughtful insights on a complex, important and topical issue we are…

MCDB | A New Virus on the Block: SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Accurate information is always critical in periods of uncertainty and heightened volatility, and I…

FundFire: Asset Management Comp Slides Lower, Except for Those with Specialized Skills

"Asset management industry paychecks are on the decline, but not for workers with specialized…