Expect managed account assets to go up and mutual fund executive bonuses to go down. Those were just a few of the opinions conveyed by a panel of industry leaders who discussed the most prevalent issues facing the mutual fund industry today. The panel spoke last week at the National Investment Company Service Association's 20th Annual Operations Conference in Miami.

When asked what will be the industry's biggest growth area over the next five years, both Martin Beaulieu, president of MFS Fund Distributors, and Ronald Robison, global COO of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, pointed to IRA rollovers and separately managed accounts.

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