FWD Research became a division of the communications consultancy FWD Consulting in 2004 following the acquisition of Insurance Research & Strategy and has grown in strength since then.
FWD, a top 150 PR agency, has a wide range of clients spanning all areas of financial services. Visit the FWD website
First Quartile is a specialist investment communications agency providing expert copywriting and design for investment houses that was acquired by FWD in 2011. Visit the First Quartile website
Considerable synergy is leveraged by the divisions working in unison, for example, original research can be used for thought leadership/ PR generation stories which are subsequently published in the trade press or produced as white papers, thereby giving a holistic solution to clients.