Simfund is the premier business intelligence platform for the asset management industry with comprehensive coverage of over 150,000 funds, ETFs, and financial products representing over $120T USD assets under management across 40 markets. This highly configurable platform provides best-in-class asset management datasets within a flexible analytical tool, enabling benchmarking, asset flow, and trend analysis across a comprehensive set of managers, asset classes, retail/institutional vehicles, and regions.
Simfund’s actionable insights support a broad range of use cases
PRODUCT STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT
Assess which products to develop and which markets to enter; monitor characteristics of top-selling funds and which new funds are launching; understand how products compare on ESG data points.
Quantify the market size and relative market share; analyze peer fees and expenses including benchmarking outsourced providers; stay ahead of industry trends and identify acquisition candidates.
Identity which competitor funds are outperforming in their respective sectors; understand who is winning/losing fund flows; learn how fees differ at share class levels.
MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
Evaluate fund flows across multiple dimensions and regions; identify areas of opportunity and risk to focus marketing and sales efforts.
- Full transparency of assets, flows, performance, risk, responsible investing, and other fund characteristics at the share class level on one platform.
- Extensive peer group and benchmarking capabilities.
- Enables speed to market through identification of market opportunities and robust competitive intelligence.
- Flexible and modular data sets with a breadth of data attributes and flags.
- Customizable and configurable analytics, tools, dashboards, and workbooks.
- Retail and institutional vehicle coverage on one integrated platform.
- Actionable and unbiased research and insights powered by Simfund data.
Integrated Platform with
Global Data Coverage
Data attributes captured across managers, regions, asset classes, and vehicles include:
- AUM Net Flows
- Net asset and cross-border flows
- Fees and expenses
- Performance and risk factors
- Responsible Investing
- Subadvised funds
- Fund of funds
- Variable annuities
Core Platform With Modular Datasets
US Data Sets
A platform enabling comprehensive competitive analysis of US-based mutual funds and ETFs with thousands of data points across multiple data sources.
Additional Offerings Available:
Complete database of new fund registrations and fund changes updated daily, including fund to ETF conversions and 50+ other activities, direct access to Fund Profiles and SEC filings.
consolidated view of retail and institutional data on an integrated platform; including SMAs, CITs, private market funds/alternatives, and other hard-to-access institutional data.
Benchmark the variable annuity marketplace and monitor industry trends by insurance companies, investment managers, products, funds, and sub-accounts across multiple data attributes, including net flows, assets, performance, risk, fees, expenses, and more.
Global Data Sets and Cross-border Flows
The premier global data platform integrating the industry’s best-in-class proprietary and third-party datasets for advanced business intelligence across every major fund market. Learn more about Simfund Global.
Additional Offerings Available:
Responsible investing data (ESG, SFDR)
Expanded ESG data set including SFDR classifications (Articles 6, 8,9) inclusive of historical data, breadth of ESG data attributes, and ISS ESG fund rating data
Consortium members can size markets identify cross-border and local fund opportunities with gross and net flows, and analyze their market share and ranking across multiple dimensions within each country.
Canada Data Sets
The Trusted Business Intelligence Tool for Strategic and Product Decisions in the Canadian Fund Market empowering users to quickly construct fund industry analyses and pinpoint emerging trends in the Canadian funds industry.
Australia Data Sets
Supporting the financial industry in its product, marketing, distribution, benchmarking, and research efforts covering Australian superannuation and managed funds investment markets.