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Asset and Wealth Manager Survey 2021

Adapting to a Brave New World

RBC Investor & Treasury Services' global asset and wealth manager survey, conducted in the second quarter of 2021, provides the perspectives of 112 managers on the pressures faced in today's uncertain environment and their approaches to manage them.

Survey Highlights

  • Top challenges take on a regional flavour
  • Digitization leads the list of technology investments
  • The popularity of ETFs and alternatives rises
  • ESG investing is more important to UK/European managers than Canadian and Asian managers
  • Middle office outsourcing holds the potential for managers to grow their businesses