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Investment Banking & Securities Dealing in the US: Market Research Report

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Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Market Research Report | NAICS 52311 | Dec 2016

Boom and bust: Though economic improvements will boost demand, regulations will limit growth

IBISWorld’s Investment Banking & Securities Dealing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry’s largest players should benefit from the uptick in interest rate volatility in the years ahead
  • Trade volumes continue to fall, most notably in equity securities that underpin industry revenue
  • The industry will benefit from increased fees on trades as well as through new technologies that will further drive down average trading costs
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite fee growth from the Investment Banking and Securities Dealing industry's traditional underwriting and advisory services, both cyclical and structural influences on trading activity have ultimately harmed revenue for operators in recent years. Industry revenue is expected to decline over the five years to 2016. However, this decline does not tell the full story of the industry's immense recessionary losses and rapidly evolving competitive landscape. Industry revenue is still failing to exceed prerecessionary highs. Yet, the industry's smaller operators continue to evolve. Since competing in FICC requires scale and massive investments in technology and compliance, boutique investment banks have alternatively focused on merger and acquisition... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Investment Banking and Securities Dealing industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle, resulting from increased regulation and extensive merger and acquisition activity. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to decrease 1.8% over the 10 years to 2021. In contrast, US GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.1% over the same period. These figures signify that the industry's share of the economy is loosely following GDP growth. However, this largely reflects the potent impact of the financial crisis, regulatory change and heightened investor uncertainty on the industry's performance in recent years.

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Additional Insights for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry are

  • Market research and understanding
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Having a high profile in the market
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    What is the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry?

    This industry is composed of companies and individuals that provide a range of securities services, including investment banking and broker-dealer trading services. They also offer banking and wealth management services and engage in proprietary trading (trading their own capital for a profit) to varying degrees. Investment banking services include securities underwriting and corporate financial services while trading services include market making and broker-dealer services.

    Industry Products
    Underwriting services (debt)Trading and related servicesUnderwriting services (equity)M&A advising feesCorporate finance servicesOther financial advisory fees
    Industry Activities
    Underwriting, originating or maintaining markets for securities issuancePrincipal and proprietary tradingProviding corporate strategy advisory servicesProviding corporate finance services

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Investor uncertainty
  • S&P 500
  • Initial public offerings
  • Regulation for the Investment Management industries
  • Current Performance
  • Cyclical and structural influences on trading revenue
  • Smaller operators evolve
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Cyclical and structural influences on trading revenue
  • Smaller operators evolve
  • Table: Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Life Insurance & Annuities
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Reinsurance Carriers
  • Retirement & Pension Plans
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Open-End Investment Funds
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Stock & Commodity Exchanges
  • Products & Services
  • Underwriting services (debt)
  • Trading and related services
  • M&A advising fees
  • Underwriting services (equity)
  • Corporate finance services
  • Other financial advisory fees
  • Chart: Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Financial operators
  • Other
  • Energy and power operators
  • Industrial operators
  • Healthcare operators
  • High technology operators
  • Materials operators
  • Real estate operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Brokerage, clearing and exchange fees
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Investment Banking & Securities Dealing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Bank of America Corporation
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    Citigroup Inc.
    Morgan Stanley
    The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
  • Table: Bank of America Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: JPMorgan Chase & Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Citigroup Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Morgan Stanley - financial performance
  • Table: The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Investment Banking & Securities Dealing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate Profit (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • When a company (called the issuer) issues common stock or shares to the public for the first time.
  • Leveraging
  • Investing with borrowed money, which can increase potential gains but also risks greater losses.
  • Market-Making
  • Buying, selling or otherwise transacting with customers under a variety of market conditions and providing prices in response to customer requests.
  • Tier 1 Capital
  • Secure and transparent core capital comprising equity capital and disclosed reserves.
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program (Tarp)
  • A program instituted by the US government to purchase assets and equity from financial institutions in order to strengthen the financial sector.
  • Volcker Rule
  • A specific section of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that restricts US banks from making certain kinds of speculative investments that do not benefit their customers.

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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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