FITZ Directors Fees Benchmarking Report & Database

An exclusive benchmarking resource covering fund directors’ fees in Europe, delivering a comprehensive review of all the overall fees paid to independent non-executive directors within the asset management industry. This report also includes valuable relationships between independent directors’ fees and variables such as promoter origin, domicile, number of fund products and their AUM covered by each board. Additionally, a supplementary file is provided containing the entire data sample. 

Directors Fees

A complete source of Ireland and Luxembourg fund board structures and director’s fees. This report is a reference for comparing current fund industry director remunerations and their boards, based on 450 fund ranges from 170 different fund promoters.

Consistent Data

FITZ Partners’ research shows that not only the number of directors per fund board can affect director fees but also the number of fund products and level of assets covered by each board. By analysing a wide range of European funds, FITZ Partners has comprehensively analysed how board composition can affect directors’ fees. Asset Managers may use the Directors Fees Report and corresponding Directors Fees Database to compare European fund board structures accordingly.

Benchmark Disclosures

The FITZ Directors Fees Benchmarking Report presents the different levels of director fees charged to funds in Ireland and Luxembourg. The report highlights the directors fees paid by each named umbrella fund, its size and number of funds, as well as the distribution of the average number of independent directors and their fees across European boards.


Our research reports cover a wide variety of subjects within the asset management industry, including; investment advisory fees, director fees, management company fees and more. We conduct our research projects through a mixture of quantitative and qualitative research approaches, employing rigorous analysis and evaluation techniques. Our reports are updated annually ensuring that all research is adapted to adequately represent the current market and industry conditions. In line with the ever changing market and industry environment we continue to provide further research for clients when insightful. 

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The Benchmarking Experts in Europe

FITZ Partners has been providing unrivalled fund fees & charges data and benchmarking expertise to the European asset management industry for over 10 years. We support over 60 European and global Asset Managers by delivering detailed and independent fund fee data and fund value reporting. Our specialist team in London is dedicated to providing best-in-class client service and offering leading industry expertise in fund costs, peer group construction and fund value benchmarking.

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