Multi-assets attracting less client money compared to MPS

Advisers choose to blend multi-asset funds and MPS in client portfolios

Isabel Baxter
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While multi-asset funds are widely used, they attract less new client money compared to managed portfolio solutions (MPS) or adviser managed models, NextWealth has found.

Its Multi-Asset Distribution Dynamics report released today (6 June) found that multi-asset funds only attract 25% of new client money, while discretionary MPS and 'build your own portfolios' attract the largest share of new client money, at 31% and 30% respectively. Meanwhile, nearly half (48%) of advisers blend multi-asset funds and MPS in client portfolios. The report also found that 79% use discretionary MPS also use multi-asset funds, the most common combination. A head of sales for a discretionary fund manager said in the report that his firm's recent decision to launch multi...

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