(i) Asset or wealth management is now recognized as a “job of the future.”
Recently, investment banking was a sought-after career, but, since the economic decline of 2008 and the resulting backlash against bankers, this is no longer the case.
The main reason for this is the realization that the population is aging and is reaching retirement age in record numbers. This is a global phenomenon. Many people looking to retire have accumulated many assets that need managing.
In addition, with globalization, there are many in countries that were never regarded as producers of people with wealth who also need professional help with wealth management.
London has a number of companies specializing in wealth management. It is a global center of finance. For this and other reasons, such as realizing that wealth management would become so important and acquiring great experience, these firms are among the best.
If at all possible, a person seeking a career in this field should seriously consider a period in this field in London.