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09 May

Majority of Alts Admin Firms Expect Industry Consolidation

Majority of Alts Admin Firms Expect Industry Consolidation Majority of Alts Admin Firms Expect Industry Consolidation May 9th, 2018 A majority of alternative fund administration firms – 74% – expect consolidation in the alts fund admin space, according to the just-released eVestment Alternative Fund Administration 2018 survey. This is up dramatically from the 47% of [...]
25 Apr

New Survey Looks at Key Concerns in Private Markets in 2018

New Survey Looks at Key Concerns in Private Markets in 2018 New Survey Looks at Key Concerns in Private Markets in 2018 April 25th, 2018 Valuations of portfolio companies are a top concern among 60% of private equity investors and their consultants this year. Dry powder was the No. 2 top concern, with 40% of [...]
25 Apr

Assessing Alpha in Private Equity Returns with Public Market Equivalent Analysis

Assessing Alpha in Private Equity Returns with Public Market Equivalent Analysis With private equity experiencing strong distributions in recent years (figure 1), investors have been quick to re-invest to maintain target allocation goals and also capture future returns. This is evidenced by the strong fundraising environment – PEI reported that 2017 global private equity fundraising totaled $411bn, [...]
22 Mar

Private Markets Fundraising Workshops – Key Takeaways Recap

Private Markets Fundraising Workshops – Key Takeaways Recap Private Markets Fundraising Workshops – Key Takeaways Recap March 22nd, 2018 In early March, private markets professionals joined eVestment in New York and Chicago for our private markets fundraising workshops. These brief sessions explored new eVestment research findings on investor and consultants’ due diligence practices, and offered [...]
13 Mar

eVestment Adds U.K. Pension Intelligence to Public Plan IQ

eVestment Adds U.K. Pension Intelligence to Public Plan IQ eVestment Adds U.K. Pension Intelligence to Public Plan IQ March 13, 2018 “Public Plan IQ users have frequently asked us when we’ll be launching coverage of public pensions in other countries,” said Debra Gregory, founder and head of eVestment’s Public Plan IQ solution. “That day has come: [...]
25 Jan

Private Equity No. 1 Choice for U.S. Public Pensions in 4Q

Private Equity No. 1 Choice for U.S. Public Pensions in 4Q Private Equity No. 1 Choice for U.S. Public Pensions in 4Q January 25, 2018 U.S. public pension plans announced 121 new commitments to private equity in the fourth quarter, according to the latest data from eVestment, the global leader in institutional investment data and analytics. [...]
29 Sep

Quantifying the Impact of Investors’ Skill on Private Equity Portfolio Returns

Quantifying the Impact of Investors’ Skill on Private Equity Portfolio Returns Quantifying the Impact of Investors’ Skill on Private Equity Portfolio Returns September 29th, 2017 While all institutional investors strive to predict and select top quartile private equity funds, there is a significant cost of missing out on these funds. According to various research studies, [...]
13 Sep
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Investor and Consultants’ Outlook for Private Markets Strategies

Investor and Consultants’ Outlook for Private Markets Strategies Investor and Consultants’ Outlook for Private Markets Strategies September 13th, 2017 Private markets strategies have been attracting unprecedented interest from institutional investors in recent years, but how are current market conditions and macro factors influencing their future investment decisions and allocations? Using information sourced from documents available [...]