Market valuations are generally high this year partly due to a lack of rate increases, say market observers, but fourth-quarter positioning can still present opportunities as the curtain closes on 2016.
An ongoing debate among investment advisors and their clients centers on value: creating it, preserving it, and perpetuating it. Each faces a different challenge: Advisors are tasked with delivering worth to their clients, and clients need to understand what they can expect for the dollars they spend. Learn more about the pillars, or sources, of advisor-created value that can be quantified.
Are you prepared for the changing investment environment? In the midst of recent regulatory changes and an increasingly challenging investment environment, strengthening client relationships can be critical for growing your business. The Janus Client Relationship Survival Guide is here to help.
Culture is pivotal because it plays a key role in determining how firms make decisions to achieve their business objectives. Culture is at the heart of competitive advantage today; this is particularly the case for investment firms where people and their judgments are the chief assets. A firm’s culture creates the context and incentive structure to support an investment process based on a longer time horizon, a collaborative team approach that can integrate diverse insights and robust risk management. Culture also underpins business decisions, including talent management, strategy and capacity management. A strong culture in investment management firms is a requirement for sustainable alpha-generation.