Invesco (IVZ) generates the majority of its operating revenue from performance, investment management, service, and distribution fees. The company’s operating revenue rose 5.5% to $1.3 billion in 2Q17 from $1.2 billion in 2Q16, mainly due to higher performance fees.
Invesco’s performance fees were $16.7 million in 2Q17, compared with $8.9 million in 2Q16, reflecting a substantial 87.6% rise. Its private equity and UK investment teams contributed $5.8 million and $7.4 million, respectively, to performance fees.
However, Invesco’s service and distribution fee revenue rose 3.9% to $211.3 million in 2Q17 from $203.4 million in 2Q16, mainly due to a rise in AUM (assets under management).
Notably, Invesco had investment management fees of $1.0 billion in 2Q17, compared with $946 million in 2Q16, reflecting a 6.7% rise. This rise was mainly due to the company’s higher AUM.