There were 4,331 U.S. public companies as of the end of 2016. The number was relatively unchanged from the end of 2015, up 50 companies. However, since 2005 the number has declined by a net 814 public companies. Between 2005 and 2010, 866 listed stocks disappeared. In the recession of 2008 and 2009 alone, 708 companies dropped out.Read More
Increasingly complex investment portfolios, and the lack of in-house staff, is driving institutional investor appetite for OCIO services.