Research reveals the scale of the diversity challenge facing asset management industry

Addressing gender imbalance in fund management

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The Incisive Works study also found 42% of male respondents having spent 20-plus years in the market – compared to just 26% of female colleagues
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The Incisive Works study also found 42% of male respondents having spent 20-plus years in the market – compared to just 26% of female colleagues

The Diversity in Asset Management report from Incisive Works combines tough statistics on an issue that needs to improve - but highlights the genuine commitment large swathes of the industry has already taken to address the diversity 'problem'.

Incisive Works, the commercial content arm of Investment Week's owners, Incisive Media, has released a detailed research report investigating the issue of diversity within the asset management sector in 2019.  Drawing on interviews with over 230 financial intermediaries and leading asset managers from across the industry, the report provides statistical analysis of the current make-up of the asset management sector.  In addition, it explores why the industry needs to build a business case for diversity in order for groups to take advantage of the strategic opportunities offered in ter...

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