Indexing Solutions

Custom indexing and benchmarking 

Index allocation is grounded in economic science and supported by decades of empirical evidence. Cyan Reef specializes in calculating indices with material impact integration. Cyan Reef calculates and maintains indices with flexibility across a large number of parameters to accommodate specific investment objectives. 

Cyan Reef calculates indices with impact-driven factors to harvest returns driven by impact themes with managed risk exposure. Impact portfolios work either through enhancement of a core strategy or pure play themes conditional on defined investable universe. Impact indexing strategy enables investors to choose desired impact factor exposure and collect systematic premia over the long-term for the investment exposure. Further, indices can be implemented for benchmarking and evaluating performance of active asset managers or alternative investment strategies.  

  • Impact portfolio construction
  • Impact thematic investing
  • Pure-play exposure
  • Actionable and investable asset universe
  • Smart beta ESG integration
  • State-of-the-art optimization
  • Impact themes
  • ESG
  • Innovation and growth-driven
  • Fast-growing economies and sectors

Custom index construction and calculation by Cyan Reef utilizes wide range of ESG and impact ratings to help investors to align their ESG preferences and reach their impact goals.

  • ESG and impact integration
  • Flexible rebalancing
  • Large asset coverage
  • Corporate actions integration
  • Index replication investing
  • Benchmarking
  • Investment research and analytics
  • Performance evaluation of alternative strategies or active asset managers

Impact Foundations

Thematic investing and common investment themes

Imagine that you have managed to identify the revolutionizing potential of Internet in the 90s. “I’d be rich!”, – yes, this is exactly the point. A successful bet on a market theme allows you to “sail with the wind”…

ESG investing strategy blitz

There is a range of different perspectives on ESG investing. Some investors claim that ESG investing can bring superior returns. Some want to contribute to more sustainable economies. And of course, there are those who would claim that ESG investing is a poorly-disguised charity.

I want to make sense out of ESG

As soon as you start looking into sustainable investing, you get bombarded with jargon: ESG, SRI, CSR… As an investor, you have all the rights to know exactly what you put your money in. You have all the rights to demand more clarity and concreteness from your bank, investment platform or wealth advisor.

Selected Articles by Cyan Reef Editorial

Thematic investing and common investment themes

Imagine that you have managed to identify the revolutionizing potential of Internet in the 90s. “I’d be rich!”, – yes, this is exactly the point. A successful bet on a market theme allows you to “sail with the wind”…

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Cyan Reef harnesses benefits of new applied technologies, financial research and best industry practices to deliver performance and greater scope of impact investment options.

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