Simply put, portfolio performance data is a GP’s most valuable asset. It is their record of achievement, their recipe for future success, and their best fundraising tool, all in one. That is why it is unfathomable that most GPs are still relying solely on spreadsheets as their primary tool for collecting, managing, and analyzing their performance data.
Graeme Faulds, Director of Product at eVestment Private Markets sits 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.
This blog post highlights how data-driven investors like New Mexico PERA can leverage TopQ+ to enhance their portfolio analytics for more effective manager due diligence.
Industry InsightsInvestor Relations 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 [...]
Industry Insights StepStone Group becomes the latest private markets investment company to target an IPO by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets On Monday, August 24, 2020, private markets consulting firm StepStone Group filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a $100 million IPO. The firm plans to list [...]
Fund Investor InsightsIndustry Insights 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 [...]
Investor Relations 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 [...]
Analytics Best PracticesFund Investor Insights 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 [...]
Industry InsightsInvestor Relations 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 [...]
Investor RelationsOperations Excellence How investor demands and growing data sets are brewing a perfect storm for GPs by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets Data requests from investors are nothing new for private fund managers. Quarter-end requests for completed templates and ad hoc requests are all part of the job for finance and [...]