Asset Management


Definition: Asset Management is the professional management of portfolios holding various securities (e.g.,stocks, options, bonds and other securities) and assets (e.g., real estate) in order to meet certain specified investment goals for the benefit of the investors.
Such investors may be financial institutions (insurance companies, pension funds, corporations) or private investors (both directly via investment contracts and more commonly via collective investment schemes e.g. mutual funds or exchange-traded funds).
Also called investment portfolio management.



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