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Welcome to The IC Research Institute

The IC Research Institute, established in 2014, is an independent provider of market intelligence data services on institutional investment consultants, with a team of 12 people, 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 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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Vanguard shifts self-directed brokerage, non-qualified plan…

… Vanguard Group on Wednesday announced several changes to its defined contribution plan services, assigning record-keeping duties of its self-directed brokerage to TD Ameritrade and transferring record-keeping duties of its non- qualified plan business to . The goal for both transactions  …

2018-04-25 | PLANSPONSOR

Vanguard Announces Enhancements to DC and NQ Plan Service

… In addition to a new retirement readiness tool that offers an aggregate picture of retirement savings, Vanguard has partnered with TD Ameritrade for a new brokerage account option and has partnered with the for non- qualified plan administration. …

2018-04-24 | IPE

Dutch pension funds lay out aims for three-year ALM studies

… Caroline Bosch, Sprenkels & Verschuren. “For example, a pension fund that had capped rights discounts to 10% at the time, now wants to decide on a time horizon.” Sacha van Hoogdalem, partner at Ortec Finance, added that it was also important to find out whether the risk attitude among a pension fund’s  …

People on the move 2204

2018-04-25 | BUSINESS WIRE

Constitution Capital Expands Research and Transaction

… Mr. Asselin joins Constitution Capital from where he was responsible for overseeing private equity and supporting general consulting clients. Prior to this, Mr. Asselin held roles at both AFC Pensions and State Street Corporation. Mr. Asselin earned his undergraduate degree with a  …


MJ Hudson Allenbridge appoints Pauline Gordon as Senior Adv…

… MJ Hudson Allenbridge, a UK investment adviser, has appointed Pauline Gordon as a Senior Adviser, with additional responsibility to develop new business relationships with UK pension funds and other investors. …

2018-04-20 | PLANADVISER

Retirement Industry People Moves

named Jonathan Clair, J.D. chief fiduciary officer. Clair will be responsible for ensuring that all SageView advisers and offices across the nation employ best fiduciary practices by formalizing internal processes. He will serve as a key resource to all 23 SageView offices and its  …

Mandates 4142


Imperial County sets $ 40 million for TPG special situation…

… to opportunistic strategies was 0.4%. The fund "will not call capital or make investments until the manager activates the fund in the future (at the manager’s own discretion). As a result, it is uncertain when client’s commitment will be called , if at all," according to a report from investment consultant   …


Chicago Municipal Employees rehires Marquette as consultant

… Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund rehired as investment consultant. … MeketaPension … …


MJ Hudson acts for UK Government on joint green infrastruct…

… As part of an integrated advisory service, MJ Hudson Law provided legal advice, whilst MJ Hudson Investment Advisory division (MJ Hudson Allenbridge) advised on the fund manager selection and the procurement process, including investment and operational due diligence considerations. This joint  …

M&A activities 548

2018-03-12 | BUSINESS WIRE

The Segal Group Acquires The Singer Group, Further Expanding

… (www.segalgroup.net) is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York and with more than 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc. and Segal Marco  …

2018-01-22 | BUSINESS WIRE

Foster & Foster Completes Acquisition of California-Based M…

… Foster & Foster Consulting Actuaries announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Marsh Consulting Group a top health & benefits company. …


Mercer acquires multimanager BFC to boost delegated investm…

… Other major OCIO players, including heavyweight consulting firms such as Russell Investments and , have been competing in Japan for a long time, as have local competitors, Mr. Nuzum noted. The tie-up with BFC will make Mercer a more formidable competitor – among the top five in  … RussellMercer … …

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