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PODCAST: Amazonisation 2.0: Asset management and the upside of disruption

PODCAST: Amazonisation 2.0: Asset management and the upside of disruption

Retail platforms, led by Amazon, have revolutionized how we behave as consumers and placed convenience and quality of customer service at the centre of the model. How can asset management firms take lessons from this and could there be a way forward for them to adopt more of a platform-centric way to providing fund services? And in doing so, harness the power of the platform to re-think fund distribution and bring a sense of order to the highly fragmented, chaotic nature of global asset management? 

INNOVATION

‘Twitterisation’: How social media is reshaping asset management firms' business models

‘Twitterisation’: How social media is reshaping asset management firms' business models

Social media networks are now “critical communications channels and sources of real-time data” for investment managers, presenting myriad opportunities – and potentially huge risks – to firms, and dramatically reshaping the way they trade portfolios, build investment ideas and communicate with clients, according to a major new study by SEI.