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An In-Depth Look at Grassroots℠ Research 




Grassroots Research: Our Distinctive Approach to Building an Information Advantage

GrassrootsSM Research is a unique division within Allianz Global Investors that uses a global network of journalists, Field Force investigators and industry contacts to help us identify important stock and sector trends before our competitors do.

Using innovative market research and investigative journalism, GrassrootsSM Research gathers information on under-researched marketplace trends, the competitive environment and global business developments that affect our investments today and tomorrow.

The result? GrassrootsSM Research offers timely business insights to Allianz Global Investors’ investment professionals, providing a reality check that helps them identify inflection points and increase conviction in their investment decisions.

GrassrootsSM Research by
the Numbers

  • 9 In-House Staff in 3 Countries
  • 60 Reporters
  • 300+ Field Force Investigators
  • 50,000+ Industry Contacts
  • 30+ Reports per Month

GrassrootsSM Research is a division of Allianz Global Investors that commissions investigative research for asset-management professionals. Research data used to generate GrassrootsSM Research reports are received from reporters and Field Force investigators who work as independent, third-party research providers, supplying research that is paid for by commissions generated by trades executed on behalf of clients.


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