Coming of age: How advisers are navigating the MPS market

'If it's cheap and unsuitable, it's still unsuitable'

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Terry Huddart thinks it's fair to say that in terms of the huge range of providers, MPS is a complex market and therefore challenging for advisers to pick the right ones...

The managed portfolio service (MPS) sector really came of age during 2023. There are various reasons for this, which I'll get into. However, some highlights from The Lang Cat's latest data show, it is now the most popular investment proposition used by advisers.  A total of 38% (34% last year) of firms state that they use a discretionary fund management (DFM) MPS central investment proposition (CIP) for all or most of their clients, pushing advisory models into second place for 35% (44% last year). For MPS providers represented on Analyser, buoyed by increased flows market growth, ...

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