What is an Asset Management Company (AMC)?
An asset management company (AMC) is a firm that invests a pooled fund of capital on behalf of its clients. The capital is used to fund different investments in various asset classes. Asset management companies are sometimes referred to as money managers or money management firms as well. Top asset management firms attract the greater number of clients due to the exemplary performance they achieve through their decisions. See below for the top asset management companies uk.
Asset management companies come in many different forms and structures, such as:
- Exchange-traded funds
- Hedge funds
- Index funds
- Mutual funds
- Private equity funds
- Other funds
In addition, they invest on behalf of various types of clients, such as:
- High-net-worth clients
- Institutional investors
- Public sector (government organizations)
- Private sector
- Retail investors
Asset Management Companies
Individual investors usually lack the expertise and resources to consistently produce strong investment returns over time. Therefore, many investors rely on asset management companies to invest capital on their behalf.
Asset management companies are usually a group of investment professionals with broad market expertise. With a large amount of pooled capital, they are able to utilize diversification and complex investment strategies to generate returns for investors.
AMCs generally charge a fee to their clients that is equal to a percentage of total assets under management (AUM). AUM is simply the total amount of capital provided by investors.
An asset management fund may charge a 2% fee on AUM. Consider as an example an asset manager who oversees a $100 million fund. The fees for one year or another time period will be $2 million ($100 million x 2.0%).
Hedge funds are notorious for charging much higher fees, sometimes upwards of 20%. However, hedge funds utilize more unorthodox and aggressive investment strategies to generate returns.
|No.||Company (Ticker)||Market Cap||%YTD Gains||Company Description||Stock Price||52-week|
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|1.||Schroders PLC (SDR)||£9.91 billion||11.75%||Schroders plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides advisory and consultancy services. It provides its services to financial…See Company Profile||GBX|
|2.||Schroders PLC (SDRC)||£9.91 billion||14.66%||Schroders plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides advisory and consultancy services. It provides its services to financial…See Company Profile||GBX|
|3.||Hargreaves Lansdown (HL)||£7.78 billion||7.57%||Hargreaves Lansdown plc provides direct-to-investor investment services for individuals and corporates in the United Kingdom and Poland. Its flagship service…See Company Profile||GBX|
|4.||Intermediate Capital (ICP)||£6.32 billion||26.07%||Intermediate Capital Group plc is a private equity firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. Within direct it specializes in private debt,…See Company Profile||GBX|
|5.||M&G PLC (MNG)||£6.18 billion||20.03%||M&G plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in savings and investment businesses in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through two…See Company Profile||GBX|
|6.||Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA)||£5.98 billion||-2.56%||Standard Life Aberdeen plc provides asset management services in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and Asia. The company offers investment solutions…See Company Profile||GBX|
|7.||Man Group PLC (EMG)||£3 billion||51.88%||Man Group PLC which trades with the ticker symbol EMG belongs to the Financial sector and is categorized under the sub-sector of…See Company Profile||GBX|
|8.||Quilter PLC (QLT)||£2.83 billion||7.68%||Quilter plc provides advice-led investment solutions and investment platforms in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates in two segments,…See Company Profile||GBX|
|9.||Ashmore Group (ASHM)||£2.79 billion||-9.32%||Ashmore Group plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to retail and institutional clients. It manages separate…See Company Profile||GBX|
|10.||Ninety One (N91)||£2.19 billion||3.66%||Ninety One Group operates as an independent global asset manager worldwide. It serves private and public sector pension funds, sovereign wealth funds,…See Company Profile||GBX|
|11.||Integrafin Holdings (IHP)||£1.86 billion||0.72%||IntegraFin Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides investment platform for UK financial advisers and their clients. The company operates…See Company Profile||GBX|
|12.||Impax Asset Management (IPX)||£1.67 billion||80.52%||Impax Asset Management Group plc is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, it provides investment services to funds specializing in the…See Company Profile||GBX|
|13.||Draper Esprit (GROW)||£1.59 billion||57.58%||Draper Esprit plc, formerly known as Ingleby (1994) plc, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in any stage in the lifecycle of a business…See Company Profile||GBX|
|14.||Jupiter Fund Management (JUP)||£1.52 billion||-2.62%||Jupiter Fund Management Plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm manages mutual funds, hedge funds, client focused portfolios, and multi-manager…See Company Profile||GBX|
|15.||IP Group PLC (IPO)||£1.31 billion||24.57%||IP Group Plc is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, early stage, start-up, incubation, and mature financing. The firm also provides…See Company Profile||GBX|
|16.||Liontrust Asset Management (LIO)||£1.3 billion||63.85%||Liontrust Asset Management Plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also launches equity, fixed income, , multi-asset and managed funds for its…See Company Profile||GBX|
|17.||Rathbone Brothers (RAT)||£1.19 billion||25.97%||Rathbone Brothers Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides individual investment and wealth management services for private clients, charities, trustees, and…See Company Profile||GBX|
|18.||Brewin Dolphin Holdings (BRW)||£1.14 billion||23.61%||Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides wealth management services in the United Kingdom. It also offers investment management,…See Company Profile||GBX|
|19.||Hipgnosis Songs Fund (SONC)||£1.06 billion||0%||Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited is a closed-ended fund launched and managed by The Family (Music) Limited. The fund invests in songs and associated musical…See Company Profile||GBX|
|20.||Polar Capital Holdings (POLR)||£892.02 million||28.02%||Polar Capital Holdings plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to professional and institutional investors. It launches and…See Company Profile||GBX|
|21.||Arrow Global Group (ARW)||£541.07 million||49.14%||Arrow Global Group plc identifies, acquires, and manages secured and unsecured defaulted and non-core loan portfolios and real estate from and on behalf of…See Company Profile||GBX|
|22.||Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) C (SIGC)||£413 million||41.49%||Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) C Limited is an open-ended equity mutual fund. The fund is launched and managed by Sherborne Investors Management (Guernsey)…See Company Profile||GBX|
|23.||Mattioli Woods (MTW)||£368.41 million||-2.63%||Mattioli Woods plc provides wealth management and employee benefit services in the United Kingdom. It operates through Pension Consultancy and Administration,…See Company Profile||GBX|
|24.||Tmt Investments (TMT)||£322.5 million||38.64%||Tmt Investments PLC which trades with the ticker symbol TMT belongs to the Financial sector and is categorized under the sub-sector of…See Company Profile||USD|
|25.||Tatton Asset Management (TAM)||£286.6 million||83.33%||Tatton Asset Management plc provides fund management, regulatory, and compliance and business consulting services to independent financial advisors in the…See Company Profile||GBX|