The median profit margins of investment advisors, both pre- and post-marketing costs, rose in 2011, according to Lipper’s latest research report, Investment Management Profitability Analysis for 2012.

According to the report, the median pre-marketing margin for investment advisors rose to 43.85% in 2011, from 40.17% in 2010. Meanwhile, the before post-marketing margin also rose to 34.44% in 2011, compared to a margin of 32.26% in 2010.

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