Q1 2016 Traditional Asset Flows Report

Industry Outflows Driven By Equity Redemptions

The report looks at trends in asset flows around the globe based on data reported to eVestment by asset managers working on behalf of institutional investors like pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and foundations.

Key findings from the report include:

  • Passively managed strategies continue to gain favor, with passive strategies reporting net inflows of $25.7 billion in Q1 2016, while actively managed strategies reported net outflows of $131.4 billion in the same period.
  • US domiciled accounts reported $111.1 billion in outflows in Q1 2016. Outflows were once again driven by redemptions from US equity strategies.