Our purpose is to profoundly impact the global investment community through our insights, strategies and indices. We approach index construction from the perspective of investors guided by clear investment beliefs and an academic understanding of the forces that drive capital market returns.
Since launching the RAFI Fundamental Index in 2004, Research Affiliates has been a pioneer in the field of smart beta and factor investing.
In the 15 years since, the firm has continued to innovate and expand its offerings with new insights, tools and investment strategies.
Our network of partners includes some of the world’s leading financial institutions such as PIMCO, Irish Life, Jackson National, Parametric, and State Street Global Advisors. Our clients include asset owners, asset managers, consultants, wealth managers, and investment advisors around the world who rely on RAFI Indices to access Research Affiliates strategies.
Our team of more than 80 employees, including over 45 investment professionals, is dedicated to translating academic findings into practical,
implementable investment strategies to improve risk-adjusted returns.