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23 Apr

What motivates the private markets?

What motivates the private markets?  April 23rd by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets What motivates employees in the private markets? The most natural answer that comes to mind is of course money. It’s a well-known fact that employees in the private markets are very well-compensated but money is far from the only reason professionals in [...]
20 Apr

Why top quartile is more than a buzzword for LPs

Why top quartile is more than a buzzword for LPs by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets Earlier this year, an article in Private Equity International posed the question:   “Do investors receive a premium for illiquidity?”  The piece focused on Jonathan Ford’s controversial position that while private equity had historically delivered outperformance compared to public markets (specifically, the S&P 500), since 2006 limited partners (“LPs”) had not earned a premium for [...]
08 Apr

Preparing for the unexpected – workplace flexibility

Preparing for the unexpected - workplace flexibility April 3rd by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets This March, in a matter of weeks (and in some cases just days) the concept of “going to work” changed radically for the majority of knowledge workers in the northern hemisphere. The coronavirus pandemic that has spread across the globe has forced many firms including those operating in the private markets to adopt a distributed work structure with all [...]
02 Apr

Office Insights: Three key findings from the Work-Life Balance Report

Office Insights: Three key findings from the Work-Life Balance Report  April 2nd by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist – eVestment Private Markets eVestment Private Markets and asset management consultancy MJ Hudson have teamed up to produce The Work-Life Balance Report. The report’s findings, based on the results of a survey of over 300 global private markets professionals, offers a comprehensive look at the workdays, home [...]
31 Mar

Private markets insights on COVID-19

Private markets insights on COVID-19 March 31st, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets “What will be the lasting economic impact be of this global pandemic?”   “How does this affect 2020 fundraising?”  “Should I still be contacting LPs?”  Questions like these are on the minds of private markets professionals across the globe. The only certainty for most is, well, [...]
19 Feb

2019 Public Plan Commitments at a Glance – Real Estate & Real Assets

2019 Public Plan Commitments at a Glance – Real Estate & Real Assets February 19th, 2020 by Andres Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets In a recent blog post we wrote about the highlights of Private Equity and Private Debt investing by public pension allocators in 2019. The findings were part of a [...]
12 Feb

2019 Public Plan Commitments at a Glance – Private Equity & Private Debt

2019 Public Plan Commitments at a Glance – Private Equity & Private Debt February 12th, 2020 by Andres Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets Each month, eVestment Private Markets crunches the numbers on public pensions’ reported commitments to private funds, digs into notable activity, and produces the Private Markets Monthly Monitor. With comprehensive [...]
18 Nov

Public Plan LP Reported PE Commitments Hit New Monthly Record in 2019

Public Plan LP Reported Commitments Hit New Monthly Record in 2019 November 18th, 2019 by Cameron Nicol, Senior Marketing Manager - eVestment Private Markets Thirty public pension plans tracked by eVestment reported a total of 105 commitments to private equity investments in September, totaling $9.13 billion, according to the latest eVestment Private Markets Monthly Monitor. [...]