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Phelps Research

Surprises can be bad for your business.

Stay ahead of the people, companies, and trends in your market – before you invest or make other strategic decisions.

Safeguard your investments from fraudsters with due diligence background checks from a trusted private investigator.

Know your customer. In this day and age you can’t be too careful. Make sure you’re not doing business with questionable companies and individuals.

Prepare for threats, opportunities, and change so you can be the leader in your industry and market. Don’t let your competition get there first.

We help reduce uncertainty and doubt when you face these critical junctures. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries trust Phelps Research to separate fact from fiction and help them become more strategic – not surprised.

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What We Do

Customized background investigations, competitor & market intelligence, training services.

Who We Are

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

Our Clients

Mitigating risk and strategic support for investments, business development, sales, and more.

Our Best Advice

Don’t rely on information that may be biased toward certain beliefs and goals. Ask how we can help you with expert research and investigations for your 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 business 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 business 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