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30 Jun

The Denominator Effect – How volatility and market turmoil in the public markets have impacted fundraising in the private markets

The Denominator Effect – How volatility and market turmoil in the public markets have impacted fundraising in the private markets  by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The Denominator Effect occurs when the value of one portion of portfolio decreases drastically and pulls down the overall value of the portfolio. As a result, any segments of portfolio, which did not decrease in value, now represent a large percent [...]
24 Jun

20/20: Private Markets Fundraising in Focus – Webinar Takeaways

20/20: Private Markets Fundraising in Focus - Webinar Takeaways by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets This week eVestment Private Markets released a new webinar 20/20: Private Markets Fundraising in Focus. Using data sourced through eVestment's Market Lens, the briefing focused on fundraising for Private Equity and Debt funds from public pension plan investors. The webinar [...]
12 Jun

Real Estate in focus: 2020 fundraising to date

Real Estate in focus: 2020 fundraising to date  by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets Each month eVestment Private Markets collects and aggregates commitment data from public pension plan investors across Private Equity, Private Debt, Real Estate, and Real Assets to understand the investor appetite for each asset class. The compiled data is [...]
09 Jun

Understanding Private Fund Return Concentration with Return Curve Analysis

Understanding Private Fund Return Concentration with Return Curve Analysis     by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The return curve is a data visualization technique that, when applied to a private markets fund or track record, acts as a powerful tool to help identify how value has been created. It plots the percent contribution of each deal to the [...]
28 May

Pension plans turn to asset managers offering TALF funds

Pension plans turn to asset managers offering TALF funds   May 28th, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The COVID-19 pandemic has roiled global capital markets across the asset classes and industry sectors. As many investors continue to assess the damage done, others are already going on the offensive, looking for opportunities to invest in the midst of severe market dislocation.   [...]
20 May

Where do private markets fundraising challenges and opportunities lie within the UK market?

Where do private markets fundraising challenges and opportunities lie within the UK market?  May 20th, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets Published annually, the U.S. & U.K. Public Plan Asset Allocation report is based on U.S. and U.K. public plan documents sourced from eVestment Market Lens through 2019. The report is compiled from the asset allocation disclosures provided by [...]
14 May

Lessons Learned: An Analysis of Private Equity Deal Performance Through the Global Financial Crisis

Lessons Learned: An Analysis of Private Equity Deal Performance Through the Global Financial Crisis May 14th by Graeme Faulds, Director of Product – eVestment Private Markets What will be the lasting economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private markets?  This is the question on the mind of professionals across the industry. While investors can see the impact of [...]
06 May

The diminishing returns of an 80hr work week: how overwork impacts returns

The diminishing returns of an 80hr work week: how overwork impacts returns  May 6th by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets For private markets professionals, long hours come with the territory. When a deal is on the line or a client makes an ASAP request for data, the day ends when the work is complete, not when [...]
30 Apr

Cross-team responsibilities in the private markets

Cross-team responsibilities in the private markets April 30th by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets The first Private Markets Work-Life Balance Report, produced by eVestment Private Markets and asset management consultancy MJ Hudson, surveyed over 300 private markets employees on a wide array of topics to offer insight into what it’s like to work in the industry. Survey respondents [...]
29 Apr

COVID-19: April Insights from the Private Markets

COVID-19: April Insights from the Private Markets  April 29th, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The beginning of April marked the end of 1Q 2020 and with it, the release of quarter-end documents on Market Lens, documents that offer insight into how performance for public pension plan investors has been impacted [...]