EFAMA report reveals fund ownership in Europe increased by 150% in nine years to 2017

Total amount of assets reached €98.6trn

Jayna Rana
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EFAMA report reveals fund ownership in Europe increased by 150% in nine years to 2017

In its inaugural report on fund ownership in Europe, the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) found investment fund ownership rose by 150% to €11.7trn between the end of 2008 and 2017 although only €2.9trn of this was held by retail investors.

Overall, the total amount of financial assets held by European investors reached €98.6trn at the end of 2017, compared to €63trn at the end of 2008, according to the report, Ownership of Investment Funds...

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