Asset management Web sites in the U.K. and Germany are well ahead of the rest of the pack in Europe, according to preliminary results from a study scheduled to be released in April by kasina, a Web consulting firm. Of the 40 finalists chosen for the top 10 European Web sites (see below), 17 serve U.K. investors and 16 serve German investors.
In addition to selecting finalists for its top 10 list, kasina selected six finalists for the top three Web sites in the U.K., Germany, France, Sweden and Belgium, the markets covered in kasinas study. Among those, Fidelity and INVESCO were the only firms to be named as finalists in multiple countries. Fidelitys sites are finalists in the U.K., Germany and France. INVESCOs are finalists in the U.K. and Belgium.