Combining research with technology agility can help institutional investors make smarter investment decisions.
Backstop and Mercer have created an alliance to deliver a technology platform that allows you to easily find the investment strategies that best align with your interests, identify how those strategies compare to your peers and industry benchmarks, perform ongoing diligence and monitor your investments across managers. In one place you can now view Mercer’s in-depth global institutional data and forward-looking research from MercerInsight® as part of Backstop’s productivity platform, giving you greater agility to manage today’s challenging investment environment and helping you to drive better financial outcomes.
Use your unique criteria to identify managers from the widest possible coverage of product providers in the global marketplace, across liquid and illiquid markets.
Carry out comprehensive analyses of institutional strategies against competitors, Mercer universes or market indices. Perform side-by-side comparisons of investments using proprietary analyst ratings.
Use Mercer’s research to get a second opinion and a top-to-bottom operation risk assessment of investment managers’ operations.
Use robust analytics tools and reporting capabilities to easily share your findings with your internal team and stakeholders. Export professional charts and graphs to make powerful presentations to communicate with investors.