Global Assets Under Management (AUM) by Robo-Advisors

Global Assets Under Management (AUM) by Robo-Advisors

Proof Point

Business Insider expects global assets managed by robo advisors to increase 140.8% annually from $0.1 trillion in 2015 to $8.1 trillion in 2020

Global Assets Under Management (AUM) by Robo-Advisors

2015 – 2020F (US$ trillion)

Proof Point Findings

  • Robo-Advisors – Digital platforms using algorithms to manage investments and offer financial advice with minimal human intervention
  • Exponential AUM Growth – Robo-advisors AUM expected to dramatically increase from $100 billion in 2015 to $8.1 trillion by 2020, around 10% of total global AUM
  • Advantages over Traditional Services – Offers lower fees with similar return rates, provides ability to tap into broader market segments, such as millennials who aversely trust financial services, and speeds up application process
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include proliferation of robo-advisors in financial sector, growing demand for task automation, rising need to optimize operating costs, increasing consumer preference for self-service options, and rapidly advancing artificial intelligence technologies


Market Disruption


Financial Services


Date Last Updated

June 30, 2017

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