Big Tech May Take a Bite out of Asset Management

Asset managers could find themselves disrupted by technology companies in the near future, a study finds.

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That is the central message from a research note published by Moody’s Investors Service on November 14, in which tech companies are identified as possible entrants into the asset management space in the not-too-distant future.

“Asset managers have been focused on the manufacturing side for a long time,” Stephen Tu, vice president and senior analyst at Moody’s, and one of the report’s authors, tells WatersTechnology. “Now we believe there is a new threat that will develop on the distribution

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