SEI released the results of its inaugural OCIO Search Consultant survey that shows it anticipates growth in its business.  Other findings include popularity of use by segment and top ways search consultants conduct RFPs to assist their clients.

Recognizing the value search consultants may bring, institutional investors are still challenged with transparency and facilitating dialog between the OCIO providers and their decision-makers.

“The most common challenge for institutional investors and search consultants is facilitating dialogue between the institutional investor and the OCIO candidates,” said Michael Cagnina, Managing Director, “As search consultants play a significant role in more and more searches, transparency and direct access will continue to be crucial for driving effective decision making.”

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