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Research in Finance is a market leading consultancy, research and publishing business that is about implementing change and making a difference. We work with some of the largest and most important companies in the world. With over 55 years’ cumulative experience across the wholesale, institutional and private investor markets, we believe our in-depth knowledge makes us unique and an invaluable partner with any business working in the sector.

The Research in Finance team has expertise across a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, conducting everything from brand tracking and segmentation analysis to in-depth interviews, focus groups and online diary projects. We help financial services companies to refine their sales strategies, improve their marketing and communications, understand how they are perceived by their target market, test new product ideas and creative, benchmark against their peers and gain a deeper understanding of the markets in which they operate. In addition to a series of established syndicated studies, we design bespoke research around clients’ specific needs, tapping into our in-house panels of engaged professional and private investors.

Research in Finance expands into the insurance market with the launch of Research in Insurance Limited.

We are delighted to announce the launch of Research in Insurance (a subsidiary of Research in Finance). The new business will offer specialist market research and insight into the UK general insurance sector.


Latest from RIF

The end of the ‘closet tracker’?


There is no question that the investment management industry is facing yet another period of unprecedented change.
Markets appear to be …

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UKAS 360

A rolling In-depth quarterly study into the UK financial adviser market
Quantitative and Qualitative approach
A review of all the influential segments …

RiF Trade Media Tracker

The Research in Finance media tracker round-up – a report that tells you what the IFA trade press are saying about your business and/or funds. Also, who is advertising, how big are their volumes and what are they actually promoting. In addition does advertising and PR ultimately make a difference to fund inflows?

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Financial Adviser Outsourcing report

A study to gain deeper understanding to the changes in fund distribution post RDR.
The rise of the use of outsourcing …

European bank assurance project

European bancassurance project

An in-depth research project to discover what makes a great sales aid for the European bancassurers.
What elements are …