Asset-Manager Flows and Profits
As recruiters we work both sides of the investment-management street: serving for-profit money managers and not-for-profits like foundations and endowments.
Fee-based publicly listed asset managers, especially the big ones, are newsworthy because they invest a lot of money for a lot of customers, including non-profits investors. There's plenty in the media about these firms, but it's often piecemeal commentary on quarterly results. It's newsworthy because it drives markets. But our perspective is different.
Ultimately we want to make judgments about the success or failure of leadership: who is outperforming or underperforming their peers? Who is earning his or her pay? Who isn't?
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