The investment market is getting increasingly complex. There is a myriad of investment managers and investment strategies available both locally and globally. And with the emergence and growing importance of new investment themes, such as ESG, what is already a complex topic just gets more difficult.
First-class investment research has never been more important. The challenge: Staying on top of trends and developments in the industry, thousands of available strategies and their performance, changes and developments on the manager side, and many other variables that need to be considered when making investment decisions. The good news: We’re here to help.
A global leader in investment research
Mercer is the world’s leading provider of first rate investment research. Our more than 200 researchers in 11 countries have an average of 18 years of industry experience. Our database covers over 7'000 managers offering more than 35'000 strategies, of which almost 12'000 are rated based on our framework and depending on their prospects of outperformance.
In addition, more than 5’500 strategies have received an ESG rating according to how managers reflect ESG factors in their idea generation, portfolio construction, implementation and management of their business.
How Mercer can help you reach your goals
There are different ways to access the wealth of our research and to use it to inform your investment decisions:
Mercer can help: We are a global powerhouse with over 300 billion in Assets under (Delegated) Management (AuM), and thanks to our presence around the globe and our scale, we can help you access the best strategies at better rates. At the same time, we ensure your governance and monitoring processes are in place and executed to the highest standard. Our proposition is simple: You make the strategic decision. And we help you get it done as effectively and as efficiently as possible.
*Mercer Schweiz AG offers investment advice and consulting. Investment management solutions and investment delegation are provided by Mercer Alternatives AG.
With more than $15 trillion assets under advice and over $300 billion assets under management, Mercer is one of the leading providers of investment advice, tools and delegation solutions globally. We combine the experience of our Swiss investment experts with the expertise of more than 3,800 investment specialists and over 200 researchers worldwide to offer you the best solutions for your challenges.
This article does not contain advice in respect of actions you should take. No decision should be made based on this information without obtaining prior specific, professional advice relating to your own circumstances. All data as of 31 January 2020 unless stated otherwise.