Ricardo Research has been established to inform, advise and assist pension, charitable and sovereign wealth funds on the key aspects of their approach to investing.

We are keen to work with institutional funds who already recognise the failings of traditional investment approaches to help design more effective long-term strategies.

Our Services Include

Education

Education sessions for investors wishing to engage with the practical implications of the theory developed at the Paul Woolley Centre

Advice

Portfolio reviews designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of an existing portfolio structure in light of the new theory

Assistance

Interactive discussions focused on the private and social costs associated with the approach to decision-making and monitoring portfolios over time

To contact us, please e-mail info@ricardoresearch.com or complete the form below.

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of our latest blogs

Misdiagnosing the crisis of capitalism

Much of the commentary on the crisis of capitalism ignores the role of institutional investors in creating the conditions in which corporate short-termism can thrive. We argue that a greater focus on long-run value creation in the capital markets – instigated by long-horizon asset owners – could help restore trust in the financial system and deliver meaningful benefits to society.

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Looking less at the scoreboard

Traditional performance monitoring reports do more harm than good. They encourage an excessive focus on performance data and contribute to procyclicality in decision-making by asset owners and managers. Minor tweaks to the existing approach are unlikely to achieve very much. Instead, a more fundamental re-think is required.

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