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28 Sep

Private markets fundraising insights for 2020 and beyond – 3 takeaways from our chat with Nasdaq #TradeTalks

Private markets fundraising insights for 2020 and beyond 3 takeaways from our chat with Nasdaq #TradeTalks Earlier this month Graeme Faulds, Director of Product at eVestment Private Markets sat down with Nasdaq’s Jill Malandrino to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected private equity fundraising in 2020. Here are three key takeaways from the segment.  Public plan investors are [...]
18 Sep
Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico

Client Case Study: How PERA uses PME analysis in TopQ+ to align interests with fund managers

Client Case Study: How PERA uses PME analysis in TopQ+ to align interests with fund managers by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets This blog post highlights how data-driven investors can leverage TopQ+ to enhance their portfolio analytics for more effective manager due diligence.  Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico (“PERA”) [...]
14 Sep

Best Practices for Private Equity Investor Relations Professionals

Best Practices for Private Equity Investor Relations Professionals As a leading source of data and analytics for the private markets industry, eVestment Private Markets works with hundreds of GPs and LPs during their respective fundraising and fund investing processes. In doing so, we gain a unique perspective on both sides of the equation, and in [...]
07 Sep
Why the COVID-19 pandemic is changing LPs’ commitment preferences

Why the COVID-19 pandemic is changing LPs’ commitment preferences

Why the COVID-19 pandemic is changing LPs’ commitment preferences The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first crisis that most LPs and GPs have had to navigate through. Yet the knock-on effects are different this time, and there is another key challenge: a completely digital process. Members of the private markets team from Aberdeen Standard Investments [...]
21 Aug

Predicting Top Quartile Private Equity Performance

Predicting Top Quartile Private Equity Performance “Past performance is not an indicator of future results.”   A well-known, well-used adage in the investment world, but how applicable is it to top quartile private equity funds? According to a number of research studies on the asset class, extremely. One of the first studies to investigate the [...]
20 Aug
Three ways Market Lens gives GPs an unfair competitive advantage in investor relations & fundraising

Three ways Market Lens gives GPs an unfair competitive advantage in investor relations & fundraising

Three ways Market Lens gives GPs an unfair competitive advantage in investor relations & fundraising by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets Having an information advantage over your competitors is crucial in any industry, regardless of the product or service being sold. This adage rings especially true in the private markets, where [...]
06 Aug
Desjardins

Client Case Study: Desjardins Group Pension Plan

Client Case Study: How Desjardins outgrew the consultant model and enhanced their internal due diligence capabilities with TopQ+ by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets This blog post highlights one of common stories we hear from Limited Partners: they need better tools to get to the data they need. Read on to [...]
31 Jul

Institutional Insights: LP feedback for fundraising GPs

Institutional Insights: LP feedback for fundraising GPs by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets In a recent piece, Private Equity International asked a group of experienced institutional investors to give advice to private markets fund managers who are trying to fundraise from them. We’ve highlighted some of that advice here, with three [...]