CRU partners with iGroup to enable research and education professionals to utilise its intelligence
New partnership will enable CRU to offer its world class data and intelligence to academics, governments and corporates in the Asia Pacific region
London, Singapore 27 March 2023 – CRU Group (‘CRU’), the global commodities business intelligence company, has announced a new strategic partnership with iGroup, a leading provider of information products and services for the research, education and corporate sectors in the Asia Pacific region.
A first of its kind for CRU, the partnership will enable iGroup to promote CRU’s full suite of prices, costs, emissions and outlooks to iGroup’s academic, government and corporate customer base throughout key territories in APAC. iGroup Asia has been supporting this market for over 40 years with critical analysis, publications, content, and insights that are helping educate, advance, and empower the region. By working together, CRU and iGroup will be able to ensure that clients can access best in industry data and insights which will help them inform their research, decision making, and business planning.
Aaron Gill, Global Head of Sales at CRU said:
“CRU is trusted by companies around the globe and our vision is to create more choices on how our services are accessed. By leveraging iGroup’s long standing relationships across key sectors throughout Asia, we can serve the needs of this growing and important customer base. We are excited at the prospect of building a long and fruitful partnership with the team at iGroup.”
Daniel Rodriguez, Vice President Sales for APAC at CRU added:
“This is a very exciting opportunity for CRU to be partnered with such a respected and established brand. Our collective goal at CRU is to expand the presence of our market intelligence capabilities with regards to the resources industry.
When we think about the future of decarbonisation, manufacturing capability and global influence; the Southeast Asian market is of critical importance, and therefore it’s crucial that we play a role in supporting the future of this industry. CRU looks forward to a collective partnership with Mr Lee Pit Tong, the founder of iGroup Asia and his dedicated team.”
David Shawah, Director of Business Development at iGroup said:
“We are pleased to be embarking on this partnership with CRU, as it will enable iGroup to further enhance our offerings and provide our clients with the most comprehensive insights and expertise.
CRU’s deep industry knowledge and global network will complement iGroup’s capabilities and strengthen our position as a trusted advisor to our clients. We look forward to working closely with CRU and leveraging their expertise to deliver even greater value to our clients.”
For more information, visit https://www.crugroup.com
CRU offers unrivalled business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries through its unique market analysis, price assessments, emissions analysis, consultancy and events. As a result, CRU delivers customers with a complete view of the worldwide commodity markets.
Since its foundation in 1969, CRU has consistently invested in primary research, robust data methodologies, and developed expert global teams. As a result of this continued investment, and forward-looking approach, CRU provides in-depth market analysis and insights on a wide range of issues, from counsel on macro challenges such as carbon emission reductions and the circular economy, to commodity-specific demand trends and regulations. This holistic offering delivers customers access to trusted and objective data analysis for transparent decision making, alongside support on their path to sustainability and decarbonisation.
Today, CRU employs over 350 experts across 14 offices in locations including Europe, the Americas, China, Asia, and Australia.
iGroup (Asia Pacific) Ltd. is a one-stop shop for professional information solutions and technologies. With a focus on the knowledge management and information industry, iGroup provides a full spectrum of related products and services with localized support that cater to the needs of librarians, students, academics, educators, publishers, scientists and research professionals. More about iGroup: www.igroupnet.com.