Cryptocurrency: Navigating a Frontier Asset Class for Advisors and Asset Managers
March 22, 2022
Cryptocurrency Is Too Impactful to Ignore.
Matt Apkarian, CFA
Matt Apkarian, CFA
Matt is a member of Cerulli’s Product Development practice, which focuses on trends related to asset managers’ product development and management functions. This broadly includes assessing the opportunity for product development, evaluating emerging product trends, and understanding distribution and product positioning for investment products across retirement, retail, and institutional channels.
Prior to joining Cerulli, Matt held roles in
several business units at Fidelity Investments, including Workplace Investing,
Personal Investing, and Fund Operations. Most recently, he worked as an
Investment Data Analyst for Strategic Advisers, LLC.
Full biography here.
With cryptocurrency reaching $3 trillion in market capitalization in 2021 before falling back to $2 trillion amidst market volatility in early 2022, it is increasingly important for investing market participants, including asset managers and advisors, to engage and take a view.
This paper explores reasons why advisors are or are not adopting cryptocurrency as part of their offering, and dives into product development trends that are delivering standards, investment vehicles, and strategies for exposure to the asset class.
Understand the cryptocurrency landscape, including the 10-largest cryptocurrencies by free- float market capitalization.
The structures and resources holding advisors back from adopting this asset class and how can providers address this market?
Build an approach to product development and distribution founded on Cerulli’s projections.
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