McKenna concluded, “While the future of the industry will be determined by the actions investors take, the investment community has clear opportunities to work together to create better solutions for this new economy.”
About The Study
The Influential Investor: How Investor Behavior is Redefining Performance is based on input from more than 3,300 investment management industry participants across 68 countries. The State Street Center for Applied Research obtained this input through surveys of 2,725 investors, and 403 investment providers and government officials. Surveys were conducted through an online platform in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit, Scorpio Partnership and TNS Finance Amsterdam. In addition, the Center for Applied Research conducted face-to-face interviews with 200 executives and government officials from around the world to gain qualitative insights for our research. The study is available at
About The Center for Applied Research
The Center for Applied Research (CAR) is an independent think tank comprising a global team of researchers located across the Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia Pacific. CAR conducts targeted research designed to provide clients with strategic insights into issues that will shape the future of the investment industry. Building on the success of State Street Corporation’s established Vision thought leadership program, CAR brings together resources within the industry and across State Street to produce timely research on the topics that are most important to investors worldwide.
About State Street Corporation
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $23.4 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.1 trillion in assets under management* at September 30, 2012, State Street operates in 29 countries and more than 100 geographic markets. For more information, visit State Street’s web site at
*This AUM includes the assets of the SPDR Gold Trust (approx. $75.3 billion as of September 30, 2012), for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of State Street Global Advisors, serves as the marketing agent.
The views expressed in this material are the views of the State Street Center for Applied Research through the period ended 31 October 2012, and are subject to change based on market and other conditions.