This research analyzes the Mutual Fund Industry in United States in Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. It uses concepts developed in Industrial Organization (IO) economics to derive five forces that determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of a market.
The Porter's Five Forces Framework analysis looks at the bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, competitive rivalry in the industry, the threat of new entrants to the industry and the threat of industry substitution.
Apart from the Porter’s analysis, the report also includes a brief analysis of the Mutual Fund Industry in the United States.
B. Mutual Fund Industry in the US
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Industry Profile
B.3 Future Outlook
C. Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
C.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
C.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
C.3 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
C.4 Threat of New Entrants
C.5 Threat of Substitutes
E. Glossary of Terms