Digitizing Asset Management: A COVID-19 Imperative

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Digitizing Asset Management: A COVID-19 Imperative
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In the short time since our last article on asset management disruption, the world has rapidly changed. With COVID-19 shutting down the global economy, the future of asset management suddenly seems a lot more about short horizons. But we still have to set our sights on what will follow, and the long-term need for industry transformation. Meantime, we’re seeing a few interesting patterns during these chaotic times—for example, the finding that managers of passive funds, in the UK anyway, are experiencing lower outflows than active managers. This may be, in part, because