Roubini Global Economics
|Type of business||Private|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|No. of locations||3|
|Key people||Paul Domjan (CEO)|
Roubini Global Economics was founded in 2004 by Dr. Nouriel Roubini, former senior adviser to the U.S. Treasury and the International Monetary Fund and a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and Camille LeBlanc, serial entrepreneur in the digital media sector. Ms LeBlanc was the founding CEO and was responsible for building the initial team and seeding the product in 3,000 accounts in the public and private financial sector. The company re-branded itself as Roubini Global Economics in 2010 and now, following a 2016 merger with 4CAST (the world’s leading supplier of online financial analytics), forming 4CAST-RGE, has offices in London, New York City and Singapore, with a staff of in-house economists and analysts.
In July 2012, RGE announced that it had acquired Country Insights. In a press release, Nouriel Roubini commented “We believe our clients will find added value in the combination of Country Insights’ systematic country risk approach and Roubini’s macroeconomic strategy analysis”.
RGE's online product is focused on macroeconomic, financial, geo-strategic, and geopolitical topics and includes original analysis of the world's economies and asset classes. Premium subscriptions allow for full access and are targeted at asset managers, hedge funds, commercial banks, investment banks, corporations, universities, central banks and other policy organizations.
With the acquisition of Country Insights, RGE added a product that systematically measures the relative strengths and weaknesses of 174 countries across the globe.
In 2013, RGE launched the web and newsletter-based Roubini Monitor aimed at retail investors.
In 2010, RGE moved its economic blogs to EconoMonitor.com, where economic, financial, and geopolitical thinkers from around the world can openly blog and debate.
Paul Domjan is 4CAST-RGE's CEO. The research team is led by London-based Gabriel Stein (Managing Director, Developed Markets) and Paul Bednarczyk (Managing Director, G10 FX), and New York-based Rachel Ziemba (Managing Director, Emerging Markets and Global Custom Research Delivery).
- "Roubini Global Economics Acquires Country Insights". prlog.org. July 2, 2012.
- "Roubini Global Economics Launches New Product Targeting Retail Investors". PR Newswire. Feb 5, 2013.