Asset Management Research Platform INSTICUBE

A new dimension of transparency in institutional markets

The first truly ‘forward looking’ research tool for institutional investors

A comprehensive, fully independent and reliable overview of service performance provided for the world’s leading investment companies. Access exceptional new investment insights, innovative data analytics, the opportunity to benchmark your Asset Managers. INSTICUBE enables better and faster investment decisions and successful business relationships.

INSTICUBE is the only digital research platform that allows Asset Owners to share exclusive market knowledge and experience on institutional asset management firms. Our dynamic database captures the sentiment from the major decision makers with huge purchasing power.

With INSTICUBE strategic decisions on partnerships in asset management will not be the same: The INSTICUBE investment research platform introduces a new dimension of transparency into institutional markets. INSTICUBE is a pan-European research platform in which Asset Owners share intelligence about their perceptions and experience with Asset Managers, that they employ and collaborate with every day. Thus, our research services offer inspirational, highly trustworthy and valuable market and performance insights for its users.

Benefits asset management
platform for Asset Owners

Gain an independent and transparent investment market overview with our asset management tool, benchmark your own perceptions against those of hundreds of other institutional investors, and evaluate the service and value delivered by your Asset Managers – all at no cost to you.

Benefits asset management
platform for Asset Managers

Highlights excellence in asset management and areas for improvement. Gain insights into your customers‘ needs. See how your clients have evaluated your services, understand the really important issues for each of your clients, discover systemic and individual differences, and learn how to create more value for your customers.

Our asset management research platform stands for


The INSTICUBE research platform inspires Asset Owners to discover new Asset Managers and investment opportunities based on the recommendations of existing clients.


The INSTICUBE quality-assured tool provides Asset Owners with a market comparison and at the same time makes it possible to identify and avoid risks, errors, and to save costs and resources.


INSTICUBE creates greater transparency about the qualitative performance of Asset Managers and creates a reliable basis for investment decisions.


A platform populated by Asset Owners for Asset Owners – thanks to the data collected from Asset Owners all over Europe, whose interests are completely aligned with your own, resulting in benchmarks and reports based on actual client experience.


Our independent investment research platform is based on an ever-growing investment data pool, which is updated continuously. Valuable information and market data is available to members at all times.


INSTICUBE provides Asset Owners with a fully independent online comparison platform and benchmark for all rated Asset Managers, making it the only comprehensive buy-side driven research tool.


All our qualitative and quantitative research data is comprehensive and totally unedited, giving Asset Owners 100 % control over the data our institutional markets platform provides.


With our up-to-date performance data, INSTICUBE develops a platform that creates a common understanding between Asset Owners and Asset Managers and thus also maintains trust itself.

The concept behind the platform

Asset Owners sharing intelligence and comprehensive insights about institutional investment markets. In our box we combine an unique pan-European research database with the latest data analytics approaches.


INSTICUBE is building the largest European institutional investment research platform based on actual and constantly updated client experience.
With this investment management tool INSTICUBE is establishing the first truly ‘forward looking’ market intelligence database for institutional markets.


INSTICUBE operates in six European regions covering 19 countries with its fund manager surveys. The Top 2,000 Asset Owners in Europe – more than 600 of which are using our asset management platform and have already reported on more than 450 Asset Managers they employ – are INSTICUBEs prime focus.

Foster excellence
in asset management

priceless benefits both for Asset Owners and Asset Managers

Tailor-made for the complex needs of institutional investors – both buy- and sell-side: Our asset management information platform was primarily developed for the benefit of Asset Owners, providing market insights, making service performance visible and comparable as well as revealing exceptional investment opportunities. Vice versa, Asset Managers can equally benefit from the INSTICUBE asset management platform: Investment professionals can underline their excellence and gain priceless insights into their clients, their perceptions, wishes and individual needs, thus creating the basis for long-term business success and loyal customer relationships.

Research & database

Due to a comprehensive data pool with historic and up-to-date performance data, Asset Owners are capable to compare Asset Manager services, identify current investment trends and developments, gathering forward-looking information and make qualified and better decisions.

The asset management tool helps Asset Managers to make excellence in asset management visible, to understand the really important issues for their clients and helps to secure and expand prosperous customer relationships.

Tracking & comparing excellence in service

Our executive reports on managers clearly show the customer dedication, service strength and sustainability of Asset Managers through comprehensive data and market intelligence, makes offerings, relative quality and competition visible and comparable.

Asset Owners can track their investment managers, benchmark their own perceptions with those of hundreds of similar professionals and gather insights from Asset Owners all over Europe.

Rating & review of Asset Managers

The only solution fully driven by the buy-side gives Asset Owners the opportunity to evaluate their Asset Managers and provide concrete technical feedback in order to continuously improve the quality of the services or to bring about a change in behaviour.

INSTICUBE shows Asset Managers their service profile transparently and comprehensively in comparison to peer groups and provides an overview of customer satisfaction and loyalty.



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The INSTICUBE Collective Data Dashboards show most recent observations.

ESG – Environmental, social and corporate governance in the investment process.

Looking into the buy-side research data of our research tool INSTICUBE, which is obviously a topic of high priority for almost every asset owner across Europe.

At the top end we see the Netherlands with 82%, and the Nordics with 75%, of reporting asset owners saying that they currently have – or plan – to introduce an ESG policy. On the other hand, we see Southern Europe with just 32%, and DACH with 44%.

When it comes to operational practice, one can see a wide range of different approaches. Some asset managers have implemented adequate reporting, and some publish their own ESG ratings on their web sites. It is obviously not just about reporting, albeit there is some consistency with UN Reporting standards. A maximum of only half has a policy in place relating to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI).

Looking further into the data our investment management tool provides, one can clearly see that ESG is seen as critical and is analysed carefully. In the Netherlands over 47% of asset owners say that a failure to support the principles of responsible investments (PRI) is sufficient grounds to dismiss an asset manager. It is a similar picture in the Nordics. And looking further into individual reporting data one can clearly see wide ranges of ratings reflecting the individual ESG approaches taken by asset managers employed.

But SEE FOR YOURSELF on the INSTICUBE asset management tool what your peers experience with the more than 450 asset managers they employ …


Enter the new dimension in transparency.