EU fund managers remain entrenched on fund retrocessions, while the UK has tentatively shown that banning commissions could be healthy … Continue reading Does UK RDR show the EU must ban fund retrocessions?
Killian Lonergan from BBH meets with Laura Guthrie, Research Director at Fitz Partners, to put fee structuring into a broader … Continue reading Simplifying Cross-Border Fund Distribution – Episode 1: Understanding fund fees
An influential member of the European Parliament has issued a stark warning against banning sales commissions to financial advisers, as … Continue reading EU inducement ban would be ‘disservice’ to investors, warns MEP – Ignites Europe
“…Last week members of the European Parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee proposed an outright ban for investment firms to … Continue reading MEP pours cold water on proposal to ban inducements – Ignites Europe
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today released its latest Market Insights report, Perspective on the costs … Continue reading Fund managers retain only 41 per cent of the total cost paid by retail investors, EFAMA finds
Growth in client assets moving to rebate-free share classes for European cross-border funds has stalled, suggesting that the impact of … Continue reading Assets in European clean classes ‘may have peaked’ – Ignites Europe
More than a third of the assets owned by UK retail investors are in share classes that continue to pay … Continue reading Third of UK retail assets still in commission-laden funds
One third of retail assets invested in UK funds are held in pre-Retail Distribution Review (RDR) share classes that pay … Continue reading Third of UK retail assets still held in pre-RDR share classes