Q4 2018 Traditional Asset Flows Report

Traditional Institutional Investment Business Sees Outflows for Q4, Full Year 2018

Long-only asset managers reported Q4 2018 institutional assets under management of $23.81 trillion to eVestment. Net institutional flows totaled -$234.4 billion in the fourth quarter pushing full year 2018 redemptions past the half trillion mark to -$517.5 billion.

Report Highlights:

  • Fixed income investment managers, excluding cash management strategies, reported net institutional outflows of -$141.1 billion
  • On a geographic basis, only Japan (+$1.4 billion) and Asia-Pacific (+$0.5 billion) fixed income strategies managed to draw in net new allocations during the quarter
  • Active U.S. long duration credit and global credit managers were two among a handful of fixed income universes to see institutional support during the quarter, +$9.4 billion and +$2.6 billion, respectively

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