The median profit margins of investment advisors, both pre- and post-marketing costs, rose in 2011, according to Lipper’s latest research report, Investment Management Profitability Analysis for 2012.
According to the report, the median pre-marketing margin for investment advisors rose to 43.85% in 2011, from 40.17% in 2010. Meanwhile, the before post-marketing margin also rose to 34.44% in 2011, compared to a margin of 32.26% in 2010.
Moreover, the median post-marketing profitability margin surpassed recent medians to reach the highest value in nine years.
Post-marketing, the margins of the top five advisors that directly advise funds were Cohen & Steers Capital Mgmt, at 57.91%;
Other companies that don’t directly advise funds, but do serve as sub-advisors, were also included in the report, such as
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