Janes, the trusted global agency for open-source defence intelligence, today announced the acquisition of RWR Advisory Group, the leading provider of research and analysis on the global business activities of foreign companies.
LONDON – Janes has today announced the acquisition of RWR Advisory Group as they continue to develop new solutions and enhanced offerings to customers in government, national security and defence manufacturing.
“I’m delighted to announce the acquisition of RWR Advisory Group, which is a great addition to our portfolio of trusted data, analysis and intelligence solutions and allows us to enhance our position as the leading provider of open-source defence intelligence” said Blake Bartlett, CEO at Janes. “The threats to national security are becoming increasingly varied and dynamic, and this acquisition enables Janes to expand beyond traditional warfare into emerging areas of national security threats and concerns. Through their IntelTrak product, RWR Advisory Group brings a highly complementary capability into the Janes ecosystem of connected data that our customers trust when making their most critical decisions.”
“In Janes, we have found a partner that can take our open-source coverage of economic and financial statecraft to the next level” said Roger Robinson, CEO at RWR Advisory. “The combination of RWR’s comprehensive database of foreign entities including global business transactions, entity risk profiles, country reports, and risk alerts, with Janes Intara will deliver the most comprehensive Foundational Intelligence capability in the world”.
About Janes (www.janes.com/whatwedo)
The Janes stamp of trust means supplying our customers with timely, validated, unbiased and relevant intelligence in a world crowded with increasingly unreliable information. With an unmatched legacy of more than 120 years, Janes has adapted, expanded, and developed its unique tradecraft while transitioning from a traditional military publisher to the leading global agency for open-source defence intelligence. Janes Intara brings together all of the assured intelligence, across military capabilities and order of battle, security events, equipment, markets, forecasts and defence manufacturers that Janes has developed over our 120-year legacy. All intelligence datasets have been interconnected allowing you to work across traditional domains as well as datasets, regions, organisations and countries.
About RWR Advisory Group (https://www.rwradvisory.com/about/)
Founded in 2009, RWR Advisory Group is a Washington, DC-based open-source intelligence, research, and advisory firm that specializes in providing data and analysis for government and private sector clients managing risk and threat factors related to economic and financial statecraft, national security, and political and regulatory risk. During the past 10 years, RWR has pioneered the use of new research and analytic techniques to improve due diligence and threat assessment concerning the risks related to foreign actors and their respective entities. These companies have faced new scrutiny across a range of risk factors related to national and economic security, defense, the malign use of economic and financial statecraft, geopolitics, human rights as well as in more traditional areas of concern.