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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. [...]
25 Oct

Moving Beyond Excel to Achieve Operational Excellence

Moving Beyond Excel to Achieve Operational Excellence October 25th, 2019 by Cameron Nicol, Senior Marketing Manager - eVestment Private Markets The private fund CFO is stuck between a rock and a hard place. As the private fund industry has exploded in AUM, more than sevenfold since 2002, this aggressive growth has brought significant opportunities for [...]
10 Oct

Qualitative Due Diligence: The LP Perspective

Qualitative Due Diligence: The LP Perspective October 10th, 2019 by Graeme Faulds, Director of Product - eVestment Private Markets Our 2019 eVestment Private Markets Due Diligence Survey explored the importance institutional investors and consultants placed on a variety of their qualitative due diligence practices. The most important aspect of qualitative due diligence to investors was [...]
06 Sep

Public Plans’ Allocation Shortfalls to Private Markets Highlights New Fundraising Opportunities for GPs

Public Plans’ Allocation Shortfalls to Private Markets Highlights New Fundraising Opportunities for GPs September 4th, 2019 by Cameron Nicol, Senior Marketing Manager - eVestment Private Markets A study by eVestment of U.S. public pension plans’ current vs. target asset allocations, released in August 2019, identified significant under allocations to private markets strategies and consequently an [...]
02 Aug

Six Steps to Achieving Investor Relations Alpha

Six Steps to Achieving Investor Relations Alpha August 2nd, 2019 by Stu Williams, Senior Vice President, Business Development - eVestment Private Markets While the fundraising market has been buoyant and hit record levels across the private markets, it is very much a tale of two stories; with larger managers scooping up an outsized proportion of [...]