About Us

Research Affiliates, LLC is a global leader in smart beta and asset allocation strategies. 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, 2013, about $166 billion in assets are managed worldwide using investment strategies developed by Research Affiliates.

Our Mission

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

Core Values

  • Authenticity: We reveal our intentions, speak candidly and honor our word.
  • Curiosity: We emphasize learning, seek feedback, and welcome independent views.
  • Responsibility: We own our actions and solve problems.
  • Collaboration: We create shared success by partnering with colleagues and clients.

Contact Us

    • Research Affiliates, LLC

      620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 900

      Newport Beach, California 92660 USA

      Phone +1 (949) 325-8700

      General: info@rallc.com

      Index Support: RAIndex@rallc.com


    • UK

      Research Affiliates
      Global Advisors (Europe) Limited

      Phone +44.7909.539986


    • Greater China

      Research Affiliates
      Global Advisors Limited

      Phone +852.6852.8757


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Working at Research Affiliates

The success of Research Affiliates is driven by intelligent creative employees with an orientation to achievement and a deep confidence in their ability to succeed. Their inspiration and ideas focus on creating innovative solutions and adapting to changes in the global market to meet today's toughest investment challenges.


How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Human Capital via email at humancapital@rallc.com or fax 949-325-8940 or mail to:

Human Capital
Research Affiliates
620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 900
Newport Beach, CA 92660