The Gatekeepers Report, published in Q1 2016 and jointly written and compiled by Fundscape and gbi2. Wading through thousands of funds is a difficult and labour-intensive process and it makes sense to outsource part, or all, of that process to ratings agencies or a specialist research houses. However, fund selection requires more detailed research than just looking at past performance. With so many researchers, fund buy-lists and fund recommendations available, sorting the wheat from the chaff can be an onerous task. But just how good are these fund selectors?
31 The Definitive Guide to the UK Fund Industry 2015
Published in Q1 2015 and jointly written and compiled by Fundscape and the Pridham Report, the Definitive Guide to the UK Fund Industry is the most authoritative study available on one of Europe's largest fund markets, revealing the factors that can create new business opportunities for companies – or potentially act as barriers – whether they are active as a domestic or as a cross-border player. Data, market forecasts and detailed commentary, will give both insight and the inside track on the current competitive environment in the UK's fund arena.
32 Deconstructing the UK Funds of Funds World 2015
Published in Q3 2015. This report analyses and reviews the UK ex-house funds of funds sector, reviewing everything from leading funds and fund groups through to which underlying funds and fund managers are winning the most business. How do you attract the attention of fund selectors? Which funds are they buying, and more importantly, what are they looking for? These are just some of the questions that we cover in this report.