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GLG for Investment Banks & Research

Transforming the way professionals at investment banks find and leverage expertise.

Enhance Your Research and Diligence Process with Firsthand Expertise in Any Industry or Sector

GLG delivers access to critical insight to the world’s largest investment banks.  As the world’s largest insight network, GLG connects clients with the insight they need to inform their professional decisions. We work with clients across underwriting, M&A, sales and trading, equity research, asset management, among other departments.

Our scope and scale enable our global team to support your firm with consistency and quality. GLG supports the specific needs of investment banks within our industry-leading Compliance Framework.

GLG’s extensive experience enables us to address the unique challenges facing investment banks quickly and effectively.

We work with 9 out of 10 leading global banks.

Leverage the Largest Source of Firsthand Expertise to Inform Your Decisions
GLG’s network of approximately 1 million experts enables us to provide access to the broadest and deepest network of professionals, offering invaluable primary market information to elevate your research and analysis. In addition to health care and technology expertise detailed below, we can pair you with an expert in any industry or sector anywhere in the world. Our global team recruits top-tier professionals daily for specific projects, helping deliver the most precise match for every engagement.

GLG’s dedicated team helps healthcare investors stay ahead of trends and new developments by connecting them with the largest and most varied network of key opinion leaders in biotech and pharmaceuticals, services, and medical devices and diagnostics. Learn More.


Innovations in technology have contributed to a rapid expansion of the sector. GLG can help you gain insight from seasoned professionals who have experience with semiconductors, networking, cloud storage, communication software, digital music, media buying, and more, providing expertise in all major and niche segments of the technology market.

Energy and Industrials

Price volatility in oil and gas, increased environmental protection efforts, and new infrastructure technology — among other changes in the energy and industrials sector — offer many investment opportunities. Our global network of industry professionals across transportation, industrials, and natural resources sectors can help you navigate change with confidence.

Consumer Goods and Services

Uncover insights related to pricing, competition, and customer tastes in the consumer goods and services market to empower your decision-making. Our global network of experts, including wholesale distributors, retail executives, product researchers, and industry leaders, can help you make more informed decisions.

Financial and Business Services

Digitization, technological innovation, and the future of money present an evolving landscape for the financial and business services segment. COVID-19 has accelerated many of these themes. Our global network of industry professionals across payments, insurance, and banking can help you navigate change with confidence.

Legal, Economics, and Regulatory Analysis

The pandemic has made elections, legislative and regulatory priorities, and monetary and fiscal policy critically important to the world economy. GLG’s global LERA network, which encompasses former government officials, members of prestigious think tanks, and academic thought leaders, remains essential to understanding today’s complex and evolving macro, politically-driven environment.

Real Estate

Occupancy levels, decreasing exit cap rates, and a slowing domestic economy make real estate a challenging asset class. Our global network of industry professionals across commercial real estate, housing, and REITs will provide insights to help you understand end-market dynamics and local valuations, so that you can make better decisions.

Accounting and Financial Analysis

Gain a deeper understanding of accounting issues and key trends in the finance industry, and develop your financial analysis skills. GLG’s network of financial, tax, and accounting professionals include former Big 4 partners, former portfolio managers, tax specialists, chief investment officers, and chief financial officers of both public and private equity funds. Our experts can help you break down complex topics such as debt pricing, bankruptcy processes, and new tax legislation, among others, or help you address revenue recognition, pension accounting, cash flow analysis, earnings management, and other issues.

Custom Recruiting

GLG is committed to delivering precise matches at every engagement. Our global team recruits hand-selected experts for specific client engagements so each project meets your needs.

How can we help you maximize your investment opportunity and minimize risk?

Become a client and make every opportunity count through insight that can come only from firsthand expertise.

Our Approach — Many Ways to Engage
We connect clients to firsthand experience, giving you access to powerful insights and the clarity you need to act with confidence. Access our network of approximately 1 million experts through GLG Consultations, Events, Placements, Projects, and Surveys.
GLG Consultations

GLG Consultations connect you with an expert in a specific topic, business, or industry for a call or an in-person meeting.

GLG Events

GLG Events offer real-time engagements, from roundtables and teleconferences that follow the markets, to private visits and meetings at industry conferences.

GLG Library

GLG Library gives you access to thousands of teleconference transcripts and webcast replays from events featuring our global subject-matter experts.

GLG Placements

GLG Placements bring C-suite professionals to you, so you can staff your team with a deal specialist, nonexecutive director, or board member on an interim or long-term basis.

GLG Projects

GLG Projects engage our experts for longer-term and more in-depth engagements to support you across your investment process. For each engagement, we staff one or more top-tier consultants and subject-matter experts with experience across industries and disciplines who synthesize their insight and analysis in a report.

GLG Surveys

GLG Surveys create B2B and consumer panels from the world’s largest and most varied source of firsthand expertise, empowering you to conduct channel checks, voice-of-customer, and market assessments against highly targeted sample populations.

Our Compliance Framework is Best-in-class

To give our clients confidence that their best interests are being served, our trained professionals arrange every interaction within our comprehensive compliance framework. Our Network Members sign and annually re-sign our Terms and Conditions of Network Membership, and must complete interactive, sector-specific compliance training. We also offer clients tools to monitor their research activity and implement their own compliance settings based on their specific needs.

Our experts are always monitoring industry trends. Check out their latest insights.
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Contact Us

Need expertise? Get in touch with us to connect to our network of approximately 1 million experts.

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