Fee compression, service bundling and firm aggregation are industry trends changing the way advisors do business — and the segments they serve.
Increasingly, staying competitive means broadening your market reach. To do so, consider how you can pivot your investment conversations toward different dimensions of value, or what we refer to as operational alpha.
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Fees and trading costs for international equity mandates can gradually erode portfolio value over time and create a drag on relative benchmark performance.
Assumes open market trading cost of 28bps and management fees of 14bps. Open market trading cost of 28bps is an estimate that combines the expected explicit costs of commissions, taxes and fees with a mean estimate market impact cost. Management fees of 14bps reflects the highest fee for Commingled Fund products reported by the 10 largest managers in the eVestment ACWI ex-US Passive Equity universe, as of 9/30/18, assuming a $250M allocation.
Selecting a low-cost index fund generates meaningful savings. For strategies with comparably low fees, better tracking may lead to additional inherent cost savings beyond the IM fee.
Difference between the highest (14bps) and lowest (7bps) reported Commingled Fund fees for the 10 largest managers in the eVestment ACWI ex-US Passive Equity universe, as of 9/30/18, assuming a $250M allocation.
Securities lending can potentially enhance returns. The risks, potential returns and cost structure of the program should be transparent and well understood by the plan sponsor.
We are committed to supporting the advisor community in growing and evolving prosperous practices. As part of this commitment, we’ve hosted a series of events for the country’s top retirement plan advisors through which we’ve gained insights across the business life cycle. Here, we share those findings, along with a content series dedicated to furthering advisor acumen across each business stage.
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