Who Is RWR?

RWR Advi­so­ry Group is a Wash­ing­ton, DC‑based research, analy­sis, and advi­so­ry firm that spe­cial­izes in track­ing and assess­ing the risk and threat impli­ca­tions of for­eign state-owned or state-con­trolled enter­pris­es. The firm was found­ed in 1985.  Click here to learn more about RWR’s prin­ci­pals.

RWR pro­vides open source intel­li­gence and ana­lyt­ic prod­ucts for gov­ern­ment agen­cies and risk man­age­ment ser­vices for pri­vate sec­tor clients, usu­al­ly focus­ing on the behav­ior, track records and risk pro­files of Chi­nese and Russ­ian com­pa­nies.  This improved aware­ness helps with export con­trols, end user and sup­ply chain risk man­age­ment, and threat assess­ment.

What Does RWR Do?

RWR pro­vides risk and com­pli­ance data on Chi­nese and Russ­ian com­pa­nies, screen­ing tools to iden­ti­fy high risk enti­ties, open source intel­li­gence on the trans­ac­tion­al his­to­ry and risk pro­files of indi­vid­ual com­pa­nies, and indus­try lead­ing analy­sis regard­ing risk and threat expo­sure.

Our pro­pri­etary soft­ware tool, Intel­Trak, illu­mi­nates the glob­al trans­ac­tions of Chi­nese and Russ­ian com­pa­nies. Our Enti­ty Risk Track­er helps clients quick­ly under­stand the risk expo­sure of indi­vid­ual enti­ties, and our cus­tom research and analy­sis ser­vice helps clients under­stand the nuances of spe­cif­ic risk and threat sce­nar­ios.

Who Are RWR’s Clients?

RWR ser­vices both pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor clients. Gov­ern­ment clients use RWR data and analy­sis for improv­ing sit­u­a­tion­al aware­ness about the way for­eign gov­ern­ments lever­age state-con­trolled enti­ties for strate­gic pur­pos­es.  RWR also pro­vides pol­i­cy guid­ance, cus­tom research and enti­ty risk pro­files to assist with export con­trols a d sup­ply chain risk man­age­ment. 

Pri­vate sec­tor clients use RWR data and analy­sis for com­pli­ance pur­pos­es, but also to antic­i­pate and mit­i­gate port­fo­lio risk, sup­ply chain risk, polit­i­cal risk and reg­u­la­to­ry risk. RWR clients include mul­ti-nation­al cor­po­ra­tions, finan­cial insti­tu­tions, gov­ern­ment agen­cies, and invest­ment man­agers.

In the Media

In the Media

RWR’s research and expert analy­sis has been fre­quent­ly ref­er­enced in the inter­na­tion­al media, includ­ing the Finan­cial Times, Bloomberg, the New York Times, Reuters and oth­er major out­lets. 

Press Releases

Press Releases

Vis­it our press releas­es for impor­tant com­pa­ny announce­ments.  These address the launch of new prod­ucts, events fea­tur­ing RWR data and com­men­tary, and the pub­li­ca­tion of new RWR reports.