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Phelps Research

If you are ready to invest, don’t go any further until you safeguard your decisions with background investigations from a trusted investigator. You want to ensure that the people and companies in which you invest will reflect your standards and goals.

Before making the investment decisions that could make or break your reputation and your business interests, mitigate your risk with the appropriate level of due diligence. Learn as much as possible about your prospect’s business and personal history to protect your business from fraudsters.

We help reduce uncertainty and doubt when you face these critical junctures. Phelps Research is the background investigation firm the investment community trusts to separate fact from fiction. Our worldwide network of experts and access to proprietary information help uncover the real story behind what your subjects reveal.

What We Do

Customized background investigations, helping to protect the investment community.

Who We Are

Founded by one of the industry’s most respected researchers, backed by a global network of experts.

Our Clients

Mitigating risk for some of the investment community’s most successful businesses.

Our Best Advice

Don’t rely on supplied information that may be biased toward certain beliefs and goals. Ask how we can help you with expert background investigations for due diligence peace of mind.

It’s our business to protect yours.

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Why clients choose us

What makes Phelps Research different?

  • Flexibility: We know your investment priorities can change at a moment’s notice and can easily adapt to your workflow.
  • Quality Reports: We check our sources, verify findings, connect the dots, and translate large amounts of data into useful insights and recommendations.
  • Fast Turnaround: Timing is everything in the investment world, and we make sure you have the right information at the right time.
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“After completing my analysis on these investments, I wanted to let you know that your work had a great feel to me. I approach this process like a puzzle, and you gave me all the pieces. Thanks!”

Managing Principal, commodity pool/alternative asset management firm

“We appreciate the high quality reports and fast turnaround times that we get with Phelps Research. Flexibility is important to our business model, and – as our investment priorities and timing change – Marcy is always willing to re-prioritize our workflow.”

Senior Operations Manager, alternative asset management firm

“The quality of the information [Phelps Research] supplied has been consistently authoritative and reliable, allowing us to move quickly from analysis to successful strategic decisions.”

Executive Vice President, global media firm