If you are responsible for managing investments or financial portfolios the value of business expertise and market intelligence cannot be understated. Many fund managers, investment Agents, private equity companies, and private placement organizations, both big and small, have either in-house experience or use the services of industry advisors to provide and augment insight into the players and markets that is not often found though conventional research. Many national expertise companies exist to provide platforms for analysts and fund managers to tap into this knowledge base and obtain the information required to fill in the gaps and increase their comprehension of the businesses and businesses in which they have holdings or attempt to create entry.
Another useful and beneficial Tactic used by a number of investment firms is to keep a listing of qualified industry experts which can be called upon if required. Many capable companies specialize in particular industries and even geographies to provide expedited and very pertinent information for an easy phone consultation or could be retained for certain amounts of time. The company’s information is typically kept in-house for the principal markets and businesses that pertain to the investment profile of the firm and clientele.
While there are reams of Information available on the internet, much of it is going to require extensive investigation and vetting so as to be considered valuable. The sourcing of a lot of the information is offered from companies that have not actively engaged in this mro industry and is oftentimes derived from the review of financial statements and resources available in the public domain. Some also conduct business surveys and create reports that are available for purchase.
The other factor in Internet research is time. As most of us know, timing is critical and the more quickly you can have confidence in the information that you have, the greater the chance for success and much more responsive your investment choices can be. When it comes to investment Decisions it is often wiser to seek council from people with a firsthand exposure to the particular industry in question. The information may typically include insights on competitive stress, business direction, pricing, market share, strategic benefits, new products in development, growth estimates, industry and business exposures, and naturally provide confidence and confirmation of moving forward estimates and projections produced by the business.
In today’s market knowledge is King, and the info you want to make the best choices possible is readily available to support your organization and your customers. Concrete Results provides Support and advice to fund managers, private placement, private equity, investment analysts, equity investors, and government investment managers especially from the market segments such as cement, concrete, aggregates, infrastructure, and transport. Our depth of knowledge and practical industry experience has proven valuable to a lot of clients who handle global investments within these market spaces.