About Us


About Us

Research Affiliates, LLC is a global leader in smart beta and asset allocation strate​gies. Dedicated to creating value for investors, we seek to have a profound impact on the global investment community through our insights and products.

The firm is built on a strong research base, led by Rob Arnott and Jason Hsu. We deliver solutions in partnership with some of the world's leading financial institutions, who offer mutual funds, ETFs, separately managed accounts, and/or commingled accounts. We also work directly with institutional clients.

Research Affiliates was founded in 2002 and is based in Newport Beach, California.

As of December 31, 2014, about $170 billion in assets are managed worldwide using investment strategies developed by Research Affiliates.

Our Mission

Research Affiliates is committed to being the preeminent source of insights and products that transform the global investment community for the benefit of investors.​​