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    become successful in consultant relations
    Online gateway to truly institutional investment consultants, globally.
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    become global in consultant relations
    We are in the business of finding new business, in 120 countries.
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    become informed in consultant relations
    All consultant information and news globally, beyond the “Big Six” – in one place.
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    become digital in consultant relations
    Cloud-based consultant relations intelligence – available at your fingertips.
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    become focused in consultant relations
    We keep clients focused on consultant relationships, not research.
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    become systematic in consultant relations
    Research is our passion. "Big data" reduced to the point. To the point of interest.
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    Our systems work around the world and around the clock. Always ready, always on.

Welcome to The IC Research Institute
TRULY GLOBAL RESEARCH ON INVESTMENT CONSULTING™

The IC Research Institute, established in 2014, is an independent, employee-owned and managed partnership by academics and seasoned practitioners with a team of 15 people. The institute’s sole purpose is research on investment consulting providing data intelligence services on investment consultants, realized by a unique combination of in-depth market knowledge and innovative information technology. The activities are designed to add value by making hard-to-find information accessible and transforming fragmented data into a complete picture in order to accelerate the consultant relationship and sales management process. We’re in the business of finding new business – it’s about market intelligence that is of highly practical benefit for business development, sales, revenues, and ultimately relevant for profit.

We help clients to become successful in consultant relations by providing a unique online gateway to truly institutional investment consultants – globally.

We empower clients to be systematic and to stay focused in consultant relations as research is our passion, reducing “Big Data” to the point – the point of interest.

We keep clients informed on investment consultants by providing information and news about investment consultants – beyond the “Big Six” and in one place.

We enable clients to stay up-to-date in consultant relations as our systems work around the world and around the clock – always ready, always on.

We empower clients to become digital in consultant relations by providing cloud-based consultant relations intelligence – available at their fingertips.

We support clients to go global in consultant relations as we are in the business of finding new business – on all continents and in 120 countries.

The IC Research Global Database
NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR CONSULTANT RELATIONS™

The IC Research Global Database is a powerful and extensive data and information collection of truly institutional investment consultants from around the globe. Containing the most in-depth coverage of hard-to-find information it reflects the most accurate and trusted information available in the marketplace. We provide market intelligence beyond the “Big Six”. Our systems work around the world and around the clock. The IC Research Global Database is designed and powered from experts for experts.

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2017-10-21 | PLANADVISER

Boosting Confidence

… According to a recent survey by Mercer, employers could lose up to 0 billion in wages for employees’ time spent distracted by money issues. The firm finds  …

2017-10-20 | PROFESSIONAL PENSIONS

Richard Butcher pledges to ‘open up’ PLSA

… Richard Butcher – the managing director of who was formally appointed as PLSA chair at the trade body’s annual general meeting this  …

2017-10-20 | PLANADVISER

PANC 2017: Practical Fiduciary Practices

… Another practical practice, according to Phyllis Klein, senior director, consulting research group at , is training. …

2017-10-20 | FUND INTELLIGENCE

Hawaii places real estate consultant on watch

… The bn system chose as its real estate consultant in May, after a search that began in February (MMR, 5/18/17). Aon beat the. …

People on the move 2025

2017-10-17 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Consultant bfinance hires head of portfolio solutions

… Malcolm Hunt was named head of portfolio solutions for ‘s London team. …

2017-10-17 | ACTUARIAL POST

Pension scheme Actuary Mark Barlow joins Xafinity from PwC

… Xafinity Group announces the appointment of Mark Barlow to continue the growth of the pensions business. He joins from PwC where he was an Actuary  … PwC

2017-10-17 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Willis Towers Watson adds head of U.S. delegated investment

… Mr. Cary was head of U.S. delegated solutions and chief investment officer at . It could not be learned whether he was replaced; Aon  …

2017-10-06 | INVESTMENT EUROPE

Søren Dal Thomsen new CEO of Spektrum Fondsmæg…

… At Spektrum he joins Jesper – who established advisory firm , formerly Finansrådgivning, in 1993, and from which  …

Mandates 3723

2017-10-20 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Los Angeles Water & Power gives Blackstone 0 million for

… According to a memo from investment consultant , the pension fund was seeking managers to run a customized “hedge fund-of-one”  …

2017-10-18 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Philadelphia Board of Pensions issues call for high-yield m…

, investment consultant for the .8 billion pension fund, is assisting with the search. The search is being conducted to find  …

2017-10-18 | FUND INTELLIGENCE

Louisiana Firefighters searching for unconstrained absolute…

… Income strategy. The fund and its consultant, , issued a new request for proposal for a m mandate on October 17. According to the. …

2017-10-18 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Ontario Financial Services Commission taps Morneau Shepell …

… The Ontario superintendent of financial services hired Morneau Shepell to assume administration of the Sears Canada pension plan. …

M&A activities 511

2017-09-18 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Townsend sale a tale of the times

… SDCERA’s general investment consultant Aon Hewitt and Ltd., a former hedge fund consultant, are now sharing real estate  … AonCanterburyCourtlandNEPCVerusStrategicStepStone … …

2017-09-05 | ACTUARIAL POST

Aon set to acquire Townsend Group for USD 475m

… Aon have announced that they intend to acquire the Townsend Group for USD 475m. …

2017-09-02 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Aon buying Townsend

… Aon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire real estate investment management and consulting firm for 5  …

2017-09-01 | BUSINESS WIRE

Colony NorthStar Announces Agreement to Sell The Townsend

… Colony NorthStar Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Sell to Aon. …

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New clients are in good company. We do business with the best in business, globally. Our client base are institutions managing nearly USD 7 trillions in assets. Our clients range from small firms to truly global giants, and have all one thing in common – they trust us to manage information integral and crucial to their business success. When it comes to client satisfaction, we don’t do any market research – we talk with our clients. Our business model is unique and we are proud to be a small business – our boutique nature allows us to provide the personal service that our clients have come to expect from us. This has earned us a client loyalty and retention rate of 100%.

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