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Largest Institutional Investors

A list of the world's 50 largest buy side firms

Institutional investors represent a part of the financial markets known as the "buy side." (Learn more: Sell Side vs. Buy Side). Below is a list of the largest institutional investors in 2017.

Click here for a list of the largest "sell side" firms (investment banks).

Asset managerWorldwide AUM (€M)
Vanguard Asset Management3,727,455
State Street Global Advisors2,340,323
BNY Mellon Investment Management EMEA Limited1,518,420
J.P. Morgan Asset Management1,479,125
Capital Group1,401,780
Prudential Financial, Inc1,201,082
Goldman Sachs Asset Management International1,116,606
Amundi Asset Management1,082,700
Legal & General Investment Management1,047,470
Wellington Management928,380
Northern Trust Asset Management893,575
Nuveen Investments838,437
Natixis Global Asset Management831,501
T. Rowe Price768,711
Deutsche Asset Management705,867
AXA Investment Managers699,628
Affiliated Managers Group689,000
Legg Mason685,993
Franklin Templeton Investments684,270
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank659,180
UBS Asset Management612,754
Insight Investment612,719
BNP Paribas Asset Management559,964
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation556,397
MetLife Investment Management522,592
New York Life Investments491,757
Allianz Global Investors480,135
Wells Fargo Asset Management458,064
Generali Investments Europe455,930
Dimensional Fund Advisors436,135
Schroder Investment Management433,464
Asset Management One International433,000
Columbia Threadneedle Investments432,000
Western Asset Management Company404,400
Aviva Investors403,606
MFS Investment Management403,510
Morgan Stanley Investment Management395,748
HSBC Global Asset Management391,952
Principal Global Investors389,787
Aberdeen Asset Management354,554
Nomura Asset Management348,095
Federated Investors346,701
Macquarie Asset Management344,072

Source: https://hub.ipe.com/


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