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    Chicago office opened
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    Trusted by the best
    Our client base are institutions managing more than USD 12 trillion in assets,
    representing a 15% market share of the world's largest 500 managers.
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    Trusted by users worldwide
    Users of our online market intelligence are located in 38 cities, 14 countries,
    10 time zones and 4 continents.
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    Our mission
    Simply, to save our clients’ time, money and “nerves”,
    and to empower them through comprehensive and accurate data and information.
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    Our digital services
    Cloud-based consultant relations intelligence via our
    NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR CONSULTANT RELATIONS™.
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    Our DNA
    An independent service provider of data and market intelligence
    on truly institutional investment consultants.

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

The IC Research Institute, established in 2014, is an independent provider of market intelligence data services on institutional 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. The institute’s core online service is a vital cloud-based NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR CONSULTANT RELATIONS™ with truly global reach, supporting clients to become successful in consultant relations and to save time, money and “nerves” by shortening the sales management process and accelerating institutional business development. 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 on 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.

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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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2020-01-21 | ACTUARIAL POST

Four factors pension schemes need to consider

predicts an increase in number of schemes transacting after a period dominated by a small number of ‘mega deals’. 2019 was a landmark  …

2020-01-21 | PLANSPONSOR

2019 DC Best in Class Providers

… Travis Whitten, senior vice president at CAPTRUST, in Dallas, says, as an adviser, his role is to marry up the goals and objectives of each client  …

2020-01-20 | ACTUARIAL POST

Reasons to be fearful

… An article by Douglas Green from entitled Reasons to be fearful. …

People on the move 2771

2020-01-22 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Bfinance names new senior director for private markets

… Trevor Castledine was named senior director, private markets at , following the departure of Niels Bodenheim. …

2020-01-20 | INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGER

bfinance appoints Senior Director, Private Markets

, an independent investment consultancy, has appointed former LGPS investor Trevor Castledine as Senior Director, Private Markets. …

2020-01-16 | INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGER

Buck makes senior sales appoitment

… Buck, a consulting, technology, and administration services firm specialising in pensions and employee benefits, has appointed Tony Pike as  … WillisRiverAon … …

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2020-01-22 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Ohio Public Employees sticks with Aksia as hedge fund consu…

… Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, rehired as its hedge fund consultant, spokesman Michael Pramik said in an email  …

2020-01-22 | BUSINESS WIRE

Prudential to oversee $ 820M in retirement assets for Calif…

… Zach Karas and Joshua Schwartz of (RPA) are the consultants for the plan. About Prudential Retirement. Prudential  …

2020-01-22 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Sunrise General Employees on lookout for midcap value equity

is assisting with the search. The RFP is available on ‘ website. Proposals are due at 5 p.m. EST on Feb. …

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2020-01-08 | BUSINESS WIRE

Aksia to Acquire TorreyCove Capital Partners

… NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aksia LLC ("Aksia”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire TorreyCove Capital  … Aksia

2020-01-08 | PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS ONLINE

Aksia to acquire TorreyCove

… Hedge fund and private credit consulting firm Aksia is acquiring alternative investment consultant . … Aksia

2019-12-01 | MONEY MANAGEMENT

Morningstar completes AdviserLogic acquisition

… Research house Australasia has completed its previously announced acquisition of AdviserLogic, a cloud-based software platform  …

Trusted by the best

Clients are in good company. We do business with the best in business, globally. Our client base are institutions managing more than USD 12 trillion in assets, representing a 15% market share of the world’s largest 500 managers. Our clients range from truly global giants to small firms though, 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 to our clients. Our business model is unique and we are proud to be a service provider – our boutique nature allows us to provide the personal service that our clients have come to expect from us.

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Selected testimonials

  • “The IC Research database and online portal is an invaluable tool for consultant relations. The quality of data and global reach is second to none. Additionally, the level of service is very impressive. There is deep understanding of how consultant relations works within the firm, and this is reflected in the product!”

    Chris Hamer


    Head of Consultant Relations | BNY Mellon Investment Management EMEA | London | UK

  • “A very useful and easy to navigate tool that helps us to keep on top of what is a fast changing marketplace. A fantastic resource with top quality levels of service!”

    Carl McAndrew


    Managing Director, Head of Global (ex US) Consultant Relations | Principal Global Investors | London | UK

  • “IC Research offers an elegant solution to unearthing essential intelligence on investment consultants large and small. The breadth, depth and quality of their data is quite startling and the service has clearly been designed with a deep understanding of the needs of consultant relations professionals.”

    Marc Haynes


    Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Client Service EMEA | Cohen & Steers | London | UK

  • “This database is a critical component to keeping on top of the changing consultant channel. It is a wonderful resource for identifying research staff and field consultants at all tiers of consultants. There really is nothing like it in the marketplace!”

    Andrew Eras, CFA


    Senior Vice President | SSI Investment Management | Los Angeles | USA

  • “IC Research provides a very comprehensive overview of global and local investment consultants. The database is a highly useful tool for distribution teams looking to explore new opportunities and save time when searching for the right contacts.”

    Ominder Dhillon


    Global Head of Institutional Distribution | M&G Investments | London | UK

  • “The online platform is very comprehensive and easy to use. I am particularly impressed by the client service offered by the team. Thank you for your outstanding support over the last years.”

    Leigh Ann Kittell, CFA


    Head of Consultant Relations | Deka Institutional | Frankfurt | Germany

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