Sector Insights

Five Key Trends Facing Asset Owners

November 2014

Our research with over 130 pension fund executives revealed five key trends that are shaping the industry.

Discover what these trends mean for today’s funds, and how they are responding to the new challenges and opportunities.



About the Research

The international State Street survey was conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit in August 2014. The information presented is based on the survey results of 134 senior executives in the pension fund industry. Respondents are from 15 countries, with the majority being drawn from the US, UK, Australia and Canada. Just over half (52 percent) of respondents came from public sector pension funds, 31 percent from private sector pension systems, and 16 percent from superannuation funds.