Driving better investment outcomes can be a challenge in an environment where investment options are ever-expanding, continually evolving and becoming more complex.
Having the correct tools can streamline how you research, monitor and conduct due diligence on managers. Being able to quickly cut through the noise to find the right data is critical to saving time and seizing opportunities that can help you make better investment decisions.
The widest coverage made easy to browse
Search, filter and identify managers. Use your unique criteria to identify managers from the widest possible coverage of product providers in the global marketplace, across liquid and illiquid markets.
Enhanced due diligence and performance evaluation
Conduct due diligence and evaluate performance. Carry out analyses of institutional strategies against competitors, Mercer universes or marked indices. Perform side-by-side comparisons of investments using proprietary analyst ratings.
A second opinion from 200+ Mercer investment researchers
Select investments in less time and with more knowledge. Use Mercer’s research and ratings to get a second opinion and top-to-bottom operation risk assessment of investment managers’ operations.
Robust analytics and reporting
Monitor and measure performance in Backstop. Use robust analytics tools and reporting capabilities to easily share your findings with your internal team and stakeholders. Export professional charts and graphs to make powerful presentations to communicate with investors.
The integration of investment manager data combined with Mercer’s global manager research and ratings all flowing seamlessly through the Backstop productivity platform can give you greater agility to manage today’s challenging investment environment and help drive better investment outcomes.
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Backstop helps asset allocators maximize the time in their everyday work. Our software and services are designed with one goal in mind: to help researchers and due diligence professionals run their operations more efficiently. The Backstop platform: