Living Ratings 2023: Global asset managers under the spotlight

Living Ratings 2023: Global asset managers under the spotlight

25 October 2023

Today marks the launch of Living Ratings 2023 – a comprehensive assessment of the world's top asset managers. This report represents our most thorough analysis of the sector to date.

During a virtual event, Living's CEO and Co-Founder, Kate Shaw, presented the highly anticipated report. This event, our seventh annual collaboration with the Financial Communications Society (FCS), drew attendees from all corners of the globe.

Kate introduced the latest research criteria for this year's analysis and unveiled the Top 20 asset managers for 2023 with BlackRock once again leading the way. She also highlighted key statistics and trends shaping the industry this year and showcased exemplary content (evidence) and functionality (engagement) from various players in the sector.

Industry trends
In addition to this, Kate engaged in a panel discussion alongside two distinguished CMOs: Beth Saint of Schroders and Erik Schneberger of American Century Investments. Moderated by Kirti Naik, CMO of SMC Blockchain and a board member of FCS, the session focused on the panelists' perspectives on current industry trends and the impact of artificial intelligence on the sector.

This year's leaders and their scores:
1. BlackRock. 81.62%
2. Aviva Investors. 78.92%
3. Schroders. 77.62%
4. Nuveen. 77.00%
5. Janus Henderson. 76.31%
6. State Street Global Advisors. 76.00%
7. Capital Group. 73.38%
8. AllianceBernstein. 73.00%
9. Wellington Management. 72.46%
10. American Century Investments. 71.08%
11. Russell Investments. 70.77%
12. Vanguard. 70.23%
13. Columbia Threadneedle. 69.77%
14. Robeco. 69.38%
15. DWS Group. 69.15%
16. PIMCO. 68.92%
17. Franklin Templeton. 66.62%
18. Northern Trust Asset Management. 66.54%
19. abrdn. 65.92%
20. MFS Investment Management. 65.85%

Want to know more?
You can access the Top 20 download here, while the comprehensive Living Ratings of Asset Managers report, including an interactive online version revealing scores and rankings for the Top 100, will become available in November 2023.

You can also watch a replay of today's launch on the FCS website (contact details required).

If you're interested in scheduling a meeting with our research specialists to delve into your firm's ranking and the analysis underpinning your specific score, please contact Mark Stephenson.

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