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Alternative Asset Management Industry

Convergence Insights  

Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2015

Convergence’s Q4 2015 insights are drawn from data we source daily from 16,500+ Form ADV and Brochure filings made by Registered Investment Advisors of which roughly 7,000+ advise alternative assets.  In Q4 2015, 1,488 Advisors of alternative assets updated their Form ADV.  Our analytical approach allows us to present an empirical view on how the industry and its participants growing and changing.

  • INDUSTRY ASSETS GROWTH OF 10%, FUNDS GROWTH OF 5%
  • GROWTH IN BUSINESS AND OPERATING COMPLEXITY GROWTH OF 2%: INCREASED HEADCOUNT 7%+ AND REDUCED SELF-ADMINISTRATION BY 2%
  • REGULATORY OVERSIGHT CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY: REGULATORS PER MANAGER GROWTH OF 1+%, REGULATORY ACTIONS GROWTH OF 28%

Convergence’s unique State of the Union report and insight allows managers and advisors to put increased focus on defining their current operating metrics, establish clear operations-related objectives, and see a clearer path to a company’s growth plans.

To access the Convergence 2015 Q4 Alternative Asset Management Industry Update
click herehttp://convergenceinc.com//download/22269/.

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About Convergence

Convergence provides analytical data, benchmarking, custom research and advisory services to the Alternative Asset Management industry. The firm’s data is unique because it is enriched by subject matter experts and provides best practices based on carefully selected peers. Convergence focuses on a manager’s infrastructure including fund and Management Company accounting, investment operations, risk management, marketing materials, investor relations, tax, compliance, technology and service providers. Clients include asset managers, administrators, audit firms, financial technology firms, investment management consultants, prime brokers, custodians, investors, compliance firms, recruiting firms, colleges and universities and individual research. The Convergence approach creates value for clients by helping them research, understand infrastructure expenses, identify opportunities to increase market share, ensure practices are consistent with best in class peers, select service providers that best support strategic business goals, enhance investor due diligence efforts, perform difficult custom research and provide ongoing education. For more information on Convergence please visit www.convergenceinc.com or contact George Evans at gevans@convergenceinc.com or 215-704-7100.

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