14 . Feb . 17

Cerulli Associates + InHub Launch Institutional RFP & Asset Survey

Cerulli Associates and InHub Partner to Launch Institutional RFP & Asset Survey

Survey set to gather data from Institutional Asset Owners, Investment Consultants, and Investment Managers to shed light on formal due diligence process, challenges and more.

CHICAGO, IL. FEBRUARY 2, 2017. InHub (, the online eRFP technology startup announces the exciting launch of a major Institutional RFP Survey, conducted in partnership with global leader in financial services analytics, Cerulli Associates. The Survey is poised to gather data on many aspects of the ever-important due diligence and search processes taking place within the institutional investment community. The respective surveys cover questions on challenges, volume, opinions, technology, objectives and more focused to each of the following target groups:

  • Institutional Asset Owners (e.g., Retirement Plans, Foundation/Endowments, Healthcare Organizations, etc)
  • Institutional Investment Consultants (Traditional Consulting or OCIO)
  • Institutional Asset Managers

Organizations that participate in the Survey will receive a custom Benchmark Report showing their answers compared to the aggregate results. The surveys are open to the public on February 2nd, 2017 and closes on March 15th, 2017. To access the survey please click here. Participants can expect less than 35 questions and the estimated completion time of approximately 20-30 minutes.

“The RFP world has changed dramatically for the institutional investment community in the last decade,” according to Ariana Amplo, CEO of InHub. “Originally it was reserved only for Public Pension Plans and Billion Dollar Mandates, and mostly handled through snail mail. Then there was a period when everyone thought databases might replace the process all together. Now, formal RFPs, RFIs and DDQs are taking place more than ever before and we are so thrilled to introduce this Survey and share the newest trends back to the industry.”

InHub offers institutional investors and consultants an online solution to issue RFPs and just completed their first full year out of beta. Over $47 billion in institutional RFP mandates have been published through the web-based tool.

Answers to the survey remain confidential and are used for trend purposes only. There will be no firm attribution.


About Cerulli Associates

Headquartered in Boston with offices in London and Singapore, Cerulli Associates is a global analytics firm that provides financial institutions with guidance in strategic positioning and new business development. Our analysts blend industry knowledge, original research, and data analysis to bring perspective to current market conditions and forecasts for future developments. Cerulli’s research product line includes Cerulli Reports, The Cerulli Edge series, and Cerulli Lodestar.

About InHub

eRFP, the technology behind Chicago-based InHub, is evolving the way the institutional investing community monitors and hires by bringing the request for proposal (RFP) and due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) process online. eRFP offers an elegant and easy-to-use cloud-based technology for users to issue custom questionnaires and collect proposals, data, documents and more. Since InHub’s launch in April 2015, over $47 billion in institutional searches have run through the tool. InHub’s mission is help fiduciaries hire prudently and at the speed of business. Visit for more information.

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