At the core of Analytical Research are our bespoke services for fund manager research, portfolio advice and construction, and monitoring of all alternative asset classes and hedge fund strategies worldwide including:

Alternative Beta, Traditional Hedge Fund, and Niche Strategies
Private Equity including Buyouts, Growth Equity, Venture, and Secondaries
Real Assets including Real Estate, Infrastructure, Energy, Agriculture, Metals/Mining, Royalties, and Timber
Private Credit, including Structured Products, Distressed, Opportunistic Credit, Direct Lending, and Mezzanine


AR's Alternative Manager Selection Process


Portfolio Advisory

  • Customized Portfolio Planning
  • Access to Portfolio Analyst
  • Access to Model Portfolios
  • Cash Flow Model
  • Asset Allocation Tools and Optimiser
  • Customized Investment Memos
  • Attendance at Client Meetings
  • (Board, I.C., etc) and Support Services

Investment Due Diligence (IDD)

  • Online Access to IDD Manager Research and Ratings
  • Manager 13F Filings Report (as appropriate)
  • Online Access to Discovery© of all funds
  • Fund Selector - Advanced Search and Peer Fund Analytics
  • Online Access to Private Markets Manager and Research Analyst Teams on a Forward Calendar Basis
  • Educational Sessions on Strategies (AR Podcasts)

Operational Due Diligence (ODD)

  • Intensive ODD investigation, Reports, and Ratings including:
    • On Site Manager, Fund Administrator, and Director visits
  • Legal
  • Media
  • Company
  • AFS Control
  • “Me Too”
  • Access to Operational DueDiligence Team

Quantitative Due Diligence (QDD)

  • Hedge Fund QDD

  • Control/Alert Reports

  • Private Markets QDD
  • Strategy Commentary
  • Strategy Forecasts

Strategy Research

  • Private Market Outlook
  • Access to the “AR Report”
  • Portfolio Manager - Advanced Portfolio and Risk Analysis

Portfolio Reporting

  • Portfolio Performance & Risk Reporting

  • Portfolio Benchmarking
  • Portfolio Monitoring
    - Private Markets
    - Quarterly Comments
  • Portfolio Monitoring
    - Control Report
  • Portfolio ODD Report (“PODD”) 
  • Liquidity Calendar
  • Research Platform (XML/API) Access and Training
  • Access to Strategy Specific Research, Industry White Papers, and CIO Notes

Back Office & Client Service

  • Monthly/Quarterly Back Office Support
  • Review and Reconciliation of 3rd Party Administrator’s NAV Packages (Including Investor Statements)
  • Audit Support for Financial Statement Due Diligence
  • Complete Subscription and Redemption Documents for Investments
  • Call Center for Investor Relations
  • On-Boarding of New Investments


Hedgeinsure© Fraud Insurance

The ultimate in risk management tools for investors, providing coverage for financial damage resulting from fraud committed by managers, auditors or advisors. This includes deliberate misrepresentation, forgery, theft, or embezzlement.

While the risk of fraud can never be eliminated completely, HedgeInsure© has you covered.

Liquidity On Demand Services (LODS©)

End-to-end solutions that unlock value and provide portfolio liquidity through leveraging, hedging, and selling existing hedge fund positions.

AR Total Solutions (ARTS©)

  • Total, White Label Solution

*HedgeInsure and LODS are offered through Analytical Research AG.