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Open-End Investment Funds in the US: Market Research Report

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Open-End Investment Funds Market Research Report | NAICS 52591 | Mar 2017

Good credit: Shifting consumer preferences toward exchange-traded funds will support industry demand

IBISWorld’s Open-End Investment Funds market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The biggest driver of growth for the industry has been the evolving investor preference for exchange-traded funds
  • Establishment growth has forced existing funds to cut fees to attract and retain investor capital
  • Growth in assets accounted for by ETFs is anticipated to continue to outpace asset growth for mutual funds
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Open-End Investment Funds industry has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years, largely due to equity market volatility. Over the five-year period, the biggest driver of growth for the industry has been the evolving investor preference for exchange-traded funds. In the coming years, investor inflows will continue; however, competitive pressures and the industry's shift toward low-fee, exchange-traded funds will temper growth prospects for the industry... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Prior turmoil in financial markets is expected to increase barriers to entry because investors are more likely to seek the relative security of large and long-established funds. Simultaneously, greater consolidation of financial institutions has coincided with the emergence of some very large asset managers. For example, BlackRock doubled their market share with the acquisition of Barclays Global Investors in 2009. The largest funds have bigger and more diverse distribution channels and marketing and sales resources. This feat cannot easily be replicated because the National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. limits the amount of money that can be spent on marketing and advertising to 0.75% of a fund's annual average net assets. Giv.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Open-End Investment Funds Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Open-End Investment Funds Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution network
  • Having a good reputation
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as S&P 500 and Yield on 10-year Treasury note in the Open-End Investment Funds industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Open-End Investment Funds Industry?

    This industry comprises legal entities (funds) that earn fees by pooling and investing money, giving the investors rights to a proportional share of the fund performance. Ownership shares of these funds are sold to the public in initial public offerings with additional shares offered continuously. Investors redeem the shares at prices determined by the fund’s net asset value or market value. This report focuses on mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

    Industry Products
    Money market fundsEquity fundsHybrid fundsBond fundsETFs
    Industry Activities
    Sponsoring and offering equity fundsSponsoring and offering bond fundsSponsoring and offering money market fundsSponsoring and offering exchange-traded fundsSponsoring and offering hybrid funds

    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
  • S&P 500
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Investor uncertainty
  • Personal savings rate
  • Regulation for the Investment Management industries
  • Current Performance
  • Volatile markets make for volatile revenue
  • Declining fees and changing client characteristics
  • Fund sponsors and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • ETF dominance
  • Growing importance of investment companies
  • Table: Open-End Investment Funds Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Open-End Investment Funds Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Retirement & Pension Plans
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Financial Planning & Advice
  • Portfolio Management
  • Securities Brokering
  • Stock & Commodity Exchanges
  • Products & Services
  • Equity funds
  • Bond funds
  • Money market funds
  • ETFs
  • Hybrid funds
  • Chart: Open-End Investment Funds Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Baby Boomers
  • Generation X
  • Millennials
  • GI Generation
  • Nonfinancial Institutions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Other (including nonprofits)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Open-End Investment Funds Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Open-End Investment Funds
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Open-End Investment Funds Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fidelity Management and Research LLC
    Capital Group Companies Inc.
  • Table: Vanguard - financial performance
  • Table: Fidelity Management and Research LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Capital Group Companies Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Open-End Investment Funds 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 Open-End Investment Funds Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Investor uncertainty (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Exchange-Traded Funds
  • An investment vehicle that is traded on a stock exchange much like a stock.
  • Individual Retirement Account
  • An investing tool used by individuals to earn funds for retirement savings. There are several types of IRAs, including traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs.
  • Liquidity
  • The degree to which an asset or security can be easily bought or sold quickly in the market without impacting the asset's price. Liquidity is characterized by a high level of trading activity.
  • Target Date Fund
  • Also known as a "lifestyle fund," assets are managed to a more conservative risk tolerance as the target date (usually retirement) approaches.

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