|Asset Management Industry|
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What is asset management?
Asset management refers to the professional management of collective investments, an activity that involves investing and managing capital.
Asset management can be carried out:
Asset management takes two forms:
The AFG is the professional organisation that represents the French asset management industry.
The asset management industry
Allows individual ("retail") and institutional investors to diversify risks through professional expertise, to access the market with economies of scale, and to benefit from investment techniques that would be unavailable to most of them on their own.
The industry is governed by a set of strict laws and regulations , stemming from domestic and European sources. These measures evolve periodically as the industry changes. French regulations stipulate that all asset management companies are subject to the supervision of the market regulator, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), and that companies incorporated in other countries must be authorised by their home-country regulator to do business in France.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 August 2016 13:45|