a vibrant, irreverent and evidence-based research consultancy working with financial planners and providers to improve client outcomes.
What we do for financial advisers, platforms and asset managers
We work with financial planning firms to create robust evidence-based investment propositions. We influence well over £1billion of client assets through our research and due-diligence work for advisers.
Rating & Benchmarking
We benchmark investment products, platforms, and providers based on a range of metrics designed to support the adviser’s due-diligence and inform the provider’s competitive positioning in the marketplace.
Our extensive research on sustainable withdrawal strategies is relied upon by planners to deliver robust retirement income advice and by providers to create products that are fit for purpose.
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For the last few years, we have published an annual study of the multi-asset fund universe. The result of our latest study is as heart-wrenching as previous years; the overwhelming majority of multi-asset fund managers don’t add any value through their asset...
Summer is upon us. If you're looking for what to read during your holiday, here's some of the best books I’ve read so far this year and some of the thought-provoking bits for each book. 1. Stay The Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution by John C Bogle...
The news of the passing of legendary investor Jack Bogle nearly brought a tear to my eye. I’ve personally never even met St. Jack (as he's endearingly referred to) yet the man still had an immense impact on my life and career and I know many advisers will feel the...