Legg Mason's Barry: We are going to see more change over the next five years than we saw in the previous 15

Head of UK sales on regulatory and tech changes

Mike Sheen
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A year on from his appointment as head of UK sales at Legg Mason, Alex Barry talks to Mike Sheen about the future of the asset and wealth management sectors, as well as 'the other tales to tell' at the group.

Approaching his 20th year in the investment management industry, head of UK sales at Legg Mason Alex Barry says he is optimistic about the future of the industry, which he believes is "ripe for change". He says: "Right now, we are at a moment of extreme inflection in the marketplace. "We are going to see more change over the next five years than we saw in the previous 15 - both from an asset management perspective, but also a wealth management perspective as well." Legg Mason renames global bond fund Barry believes this change will be powered by a combination of the rise in prev...

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