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Are smaller firms more agile in uncertain times?

Smaller investment firms have been forced to embrace digital investment and innovation in efforts to maintain their “boutique culture”, while trying to weather the market chaos of the coronavirus pandemic.

The UK lockdown and other restrictions put in place across the world has forced 52% of European asset managers to implement client engagement and other digital communications technology faster than anticipated, according to research from WBR Insights.

CEO of Gresham House Asset Management Tony Dalwood said his firm has found being a smaller business in the asset management market has provided an advantage through its “ability to innovate more quickly and adopt new technology”.

Gresham House plc (LON:GHE) is a London Stock Exchange quoted specialist alternative asset manager offering funds, direct investment and tailored investment solutions, including co-investment, in public equity, private assets, forestry, new energy and housing.