Pridham report: 10 most popular asset managers in 2018

The latest Pridham Report gives us a look at the gross sales figures in UK fund management in 2018. See which giants make the top ten.

The latest Pridham Report gives us a look at the gross sales figures in UK fund management in 2018.

The report's gross sales table shows the fund houses which attracted the most retail investment into their UK domiciled (open-ended) investment funds. For the fifth consecutive year, American asset manager BlackRock leads the table for gross sales, 'though part of its business came from client switches,' the report says, 

Helen Pridham, editor of The Pridham Report, said:

'The achievements of established groups such as Fidelity, Schroders, Jupiter, Invesco and M&G in maintaining their strong gross sales flows should not be underestimated but as mature businesses they also have to deal with high levels of natural outflows, even at the best of times.'

Click on to read more. 

The latest Pridham Report gives us a look at the gross sales figures in UK fund management in 2018.

The report's gross sales table shows the fund houses which attracted the most retail investment into their UK domiciled (open-ended) investment funds. For the fifth consecutive year, American asset manager BlackRock leads the table for gross sales, 'though part of its business came from client switches,' the report says, 

Helen Pridham, editor of The Pridham Report, said:

'The achievements of established groups such as Fidelity, Schroders, Jupiter, Invesco and M&G in maintaining their strong gross sales flows should not be underestimated but as mature businesses they also have to deal with high levels of natural outflows, even at the best of times.'

Click on to read more. 

10.

Company: M&G 

Gross retail sales 2018: £4.9 billion.

9.

Company: Artemis

Gross retail sales 2018: £5.5 billion

8.

Company: Invesco (UK)

Gross retail sales 2018: £5.9 billion

7.

Company: Jupiter 

Gross retail sales 2018: £5.9 billion

Pictured: chief executive Maarten Slendebroek 

6.

Company: Baillie Gifford

Gross retail sales 2018: £5.9 billion

Pictured: chief executive Andrew Telfer

5.

Company: Aberdeen Standard

Gross retail sales 2018: £6.7 billion

Pictured: Standard Life Aberdeen chief executives Martin Gilbert and Keith Skeoch

4.

Company: Schroders

Gross retail sales 2018: £6.9 billion

3.

Company: Fidelity

Gross retail sales 2018: £8.4 billion

2.

Company: Legal & General Investment Management

Gross retail sales 2018: £9.3 billion

1.

Company: BlackRock

Gross retail sales 2018: £26.9 billion

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