Posts for Tag: Economic Geography

Who Owns the Assets Under Management?

A casual observer of the markets could be forgiven for believing that asset managers run the show.

Their talking heads fill the airwaves, and their logos are everywhere from formula one cars to billboards and skyscrapers. But they wouldn't really be anything if not for their clients. 

Last week, I published a piece on the seven kinds of organizations which exist largely for the purpose of owning assets with my friend Tom Brigandi. It's a quick look at what motivates each of the seven largest types, which together control more than $71 Trillion, and how they differ from each other.

You can read it on the Enterprising Investor by clicking here.