Asset Managers Face Multiple Challenges

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To pursue growth across borders, asset managers must first develop a clear view about which markets they would like to enter given their current capabilities and resources. Just as important, they must accurately assess the level of competition in the new market. Finally, they must decide where they do not want to be in terms of regions, products, and client segments.

“Surprisingly,” said BCG’s Kai Kramer, “some asset managers begin their foreign-expansion initiatives without fully addressing these basics.”