The global fund industry continues to grow at a robust pace - absorbing $1 trillion of net inflows annually - even as it adapts to enormous changes in regulation, investment management, distribution, advice provision, pricing, marketing and technology.

The bulk of new money though is going to actively managed funds, which accounted for nearly 60% of global inflows in 2013. Moreover, three-quarters of the inflow to actively managed funds was raised outside the U.S., underscoring the importance of operating truly global businesses. For example, more than 60% of the flows to JP Morgan, BlackRock and Franklin Templeton were sourced internationally.

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