Broadening product and generating interest

Record’s average assets under management equivalent (AUME) were stable in the first half. Management fees were modestly lower as a result of a mix change towards lower management fee rate products, although some of these are capable of earning performance fees. Evidencing the potential to offset management fees forgone, the period saw crystallisation of a performance fee which allowed profit to increase by over 6%. For the future Record’s continued focus on new and enhanced products should help defend and increase the client base and AUME levels while performance fees could generate positive earnings surprises.

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