The OCIO Industry Is the ‘Wild West.’ Here’s How to Tame It.

10 Sep

The OCIO Industry Is the ‘Wild West.’ Here’s How to Tame It.

Institutional Investor Magazine highlighted the growth in and future of the outsourced chief investment officer industry, talking to experts in the field, including eVestment’s Chief Technology Officer Mitchell Johnson.

The outsourced chief investment officer industry has exploded in size in recent years. No longer the domain of corporate pension funds looking to offload assets, institutional investors from endowments to public pension funds are now using OCIOs, a trend that continues to gain traction. While OCIO firms have taken on ever-larger mandates, however, they haven’t yet caught up to their institutional peers in one major way: industry benchmarking and standardization.