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20 May

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

Industry InsightsInvestor Relations 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 [...]
14 May

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

Fund Investor InsightsIndustry Insights 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 [...]
06 May

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

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]
30 Apr

Cross-team responsibilities in the private markets

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]
23 Apr

What motivates the private markets?

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]
22 Apr

Getting the most out of Private Markets Databases: Three keys to a standout profile

Industry InsightsInvestor Relations Getting the most out of Private Markets Databases Three keys to a standout profile With the proliferation of private markets databases, chances are that your firm and fund have a profile or two whether you’ve built them yourself or not. If you read our recent whitepaper, Achieving Cruising Altitude: How to tap [...]
20 Apr

Why top quartile is more than a buzzword for LPs

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]
08 Apr

Preparing for the unexpected – workplace flexibility

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]
02 Apr

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

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence 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 [...]