Who will Generation Z trust to manage their assets?
December 2014

The digital revolution has created a very different world around us. The Internet, mobile phones and social media have become an intrinsic part of many people's lives. Indeed, disconcertingly, mobile phone take-up has leapt ahead of more basic technologies; 2012 data reported by consulting firm Chetan Sharma, for example, indicate that cellphone subscriptions around the globe outnumber by one-third the 4.5 billion people who have access to safe drinking water. For several long-established companies, new digital ventures have been the driving factor behind growth, such as Apple’s range of mobile devices and content. This new era has of course also seen the emergence of Internet giants such as Alibaba, Amazon and Facebook, which are steadily extending their footprint throughout the commercial world.

We look into the threats and opportunities these players pose for traditional fund managers, and how success will be built on trust.

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Executive briefing: December 2014




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The digital revolution has created a very different world around us. The Internet, mobile phones and social media have become an intrinsic part of many people's lives. Indeed, disconcertingly, mobile phone take-up has leapt ahead of more basic technologies; 2012 data reported by consulting firm Chetan Sharma, for example, indicate that cellphone subscriptions around the globe outnumber by one-third the 4.5 billion people who have access to safe drinking water. For several long-established companies, new digital ventures have been the driving factor behind growth, such as Apple’s range of mobile devices and content. This new era has of course also seen the emergence of Internet giants such as Alibaba, Amazon and Facebook, which are steadily extending their footprint throughout the commercial world.

We look into the threats and opportunities these players pose for traditional fund managers, and how success will be built on trust.

Read this article in:
Executive briefing: December 2014