With a new head of research on board, Lipper announced a new set of initiatives for the second half of 2012 that involves building out research and analytical tools. The new initiatives include:

"The industry dynamics are changing rapidly across the globe and whether it is within areas of product innovation, distribution, or how portfolios are assembled we want to be positioned with our offering to help differentiate and provide valuable insights," said Lars Asplund, managing director and head of Lipper, who joined the firm in January 2012. Meanwhile, Robert Jenkins joined Lipper as head of research in June 2012 and reports to Asplund. In his new role, Jenkins will be responsible for developing and managing the global research strategy and engagement across Lipper as well as expanding research across Wealth Management. He will also work closely with the Lipper leadership team to help drive key priorities and ensure that Lipper strategy is aligned with the broader Wealth Management business strategy.

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