Research commissions investigative research by tapping a global network of more than 350 freelance reporters and Field Force investigators to conduct interviews with consumers, distributors, manufacturers and more in an effort to bring otherwise unseen business trends to light.
Research also publishes Market Monitor
, a quarterly newsletter highlighting key market research studies.
An innovative complement to Allianz Global Investors’ team of global industry analysts, GrassrootsSM
Research exemplifies our commitment to going beyond traditional fundamental research. By going directly to the source, GrassrootsSM
Research gives our investment professionals timely access to solid, research-based insights that help them make informed investment decisions.
|Field Force Investigators
Total Reporters: 61
The GrassrootsSM Research reporter network is a global team of professional freelance journalists who research and gather information on a wide range of business-related topics. They conduct interviews with industry experts via phone calls, email and
Total Field Force Investigators: 300+
GrassrootsSM Research Field Force investigators are independent contractors specializing in quantitative market research. They survey consumers and gather information on industry trends. Field Force members include students, professionals and retirees around
Total Industry Contacts: 50,000+
In the past two years, freelancers who provide information and reports to GrassrootsSM Research have spoken to over 50,000 sources, representing more than 10,000 companies.