5i's team creates the world's best known thought leadership on the dividend-paying power of companies listed all over the globe - the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index. From millions of data points come creative stories. The team works with Janus Henderson's fund managers to align the index with their market perspective. Click the image to go to the Global Dividend Index home page where you can find the most recent edition.
In April 2022, Link Group published the latest UK Dividend Monitor, the 49th edition we have worked on together. The UK Dividend Monitor is one of the longest running and most respected pieces of thought leadership in the financial services industry, with a huge following in the media, among fund managers and other industry practitioners, with policy makers and with private investors. Click the image to read see the Q4 2021 full report, or email 5i for the full Q1 2022 report
LPeC represents listed private capital companies and funds from the UK, Continental Europe and North America with investors, regulators, media and other participants across the world. In November 2020, 5i Research produced LPeC's first Annual Market Review, a report which helps demystify the world of listed private equity and explains the compelling investment case. Click the image to read the report.
Calastone is the largest global funds network, processing millions of fund transactions daily on behalf of retail and institutional investors. This gives Calastone a unique window into how investors are reacting to changing times. Using real time information, the Fund Flow Index analyses billions of data points to produce insight on where investor money is flowing. Core content is published monthly, but we also do regular thematic pieces and cross-border global comparisons as well as producing on-demand quick views for journalists keen to see how investors have responded to a key event. The Fund Flow Index has repositioned Calastone's media profile - it now features prominently in the financial media that its clients consume rather than purely in the tech pages.
Check out Mark Baker's column in the Money pages of the i newspaper. Each month he takes a new economic theme, unpacks it, and show how it affects the decisions we must make every day
British manufacturers were under severe pressure even before Covid hit. Insider Pro shows they made less money in the year to March 2020 than they did in 2015 even though their sales had gone up. There's been a lot of Brexit happening there, which itself has got especially squeaky in the last twelve months. Add in a global pandemic and profits have halved since March last year. It's all causing a painful cash squeeze. Ouch. Luckily Insider Pro has some good advice on how to alleviate the pain.
Regular research into the income-paying power of the UK's investment trusts. Click the image to see the most recent edition
If you're not white or a man you're not very likely to be running a company in the UK or even among the senior bods. This was a fascinating piece of work to be involved with. From my privileged position I can't help but cringe. Click the image and you can read the report, published in February 2021