Wealth management downloadable factsheet

Posted: 6 Jun 2022

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Around 2.4m people in the UK use wealth managers for investment, retirement, and tax planning advice.

The UK offers globally connected capital markets, allowing wealth managers to diversify clients’ portfolios, and top expertise, including strong professional services support.

Assets overseen by UK wealth managers grew by 20% between 2018 and 2020 – with total investment assets having increased to £1.3tn as of Q3 2021.

The UK is the world's largest wealth management centre by market size, and it has significantly closed the gap with global leader Switzerland.

The UK is the world’s second largest wealth management centre by market size and has grown by 13% in 2020.  

This factsheet gives an overview of the size and offer of the UK’s wealth management industry.

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