With 2020 behind us and digital due diligence & fundraising now the norm, fund managers need every insight and advantage available to them to rise above their virtual competition and win commitments. One advantage, at the disposal of eVestment Market Lens users, is access public pension plan portfolio reviews. These documents, produced by internal investment teams or the investor’s consultants, are a look behind the curtain at the inner workings of an institutional-level investment program
Internal rate of return (IRR) and total value to paid in (TVPI) are without question key benchmark measures of performance for private fund managers. These performance measure have demonstrable value with each offering an important viewpoint for understanding a private markets fund’s performance.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Fund Investor InsightsIndustry Insights The Denominator Effect – How volatility and market turmoil in the public markets have impacted fundraising in the private markets by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The Denominator Effect occurs when the value of one portion of portfolio decreases drastically and pulls down the overall value of the portfolio. As a result, any segments of portfolio, which did [...]
Analytics Best PracticesFund Investor Insights Understanding Private Fund Return Concentration with Return Curve Analysis by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The return curve is a data visualization technique that, when applied to a private markets fund or track record, acts as a powerful tool to help identify how value has been created. It plots the percent contribution [...]
Fund Investor InsightsIndustry Insights Pension plans turn to asset managers offering TALF funds May 28th, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets The COVID-19 pandemic has roiled global capital markets across the asset classes and industry sectors. As many investors continue to assess the damage done, others are already going on the offensive, looking for opportunities to invest in [...]
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 [...]
Fund Investor InsightsIndustry Insights 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 [...]