Last week, members of the Nasdaq eVestment team attended The Private Markets Texas Meeting in Austin, Texas. The event brought together over 250 Texas-based LPs and GPs for a series of panels and networking on the allocations, investment opportunities, and performance of private markets strategies in the current economic environment.
This blog post explores key takeaways for fund managers from the event.
Released in August 2022, the US Public Plan Asset Allocation Report from Nasdaq eVestment offers fund managers a detailed look into the demand for specific strategies from US-based public pension plan investors.
Here are three key takeaways for private fund managers from the report.
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 not decrease in value, now represent a large percent of the overall pie.
In this edition of The Top Quartile: In Conversation, Rory Mabin, Head of Fund Secondaries at Nasdaq Private Fund Solutions, sits down with Mike Arpey, President at Hunter Point Capital, an investment firm focused on minority ownership interests or “GP stakes” in middle-market alternative asset managers.
One of the driving forces behind the increased interest from pension plans in infrastructure strategies is the advice of their consultants. Find out what three top consultants are saying about the sub-asset class.
In this edition of The Top Quartile: In Conversation, Katey Bogue welcomed John Kim of venture capital firm General Catalyst into the studio for a conversation about investor relations, the role of content in venture capital, and the next frontier for LP/GP relations.
Nasdaq Private Fund Solutions recently published the Nasdaq Private Fund Trends Report 21/22 which explores the top private markets themes from 2021 as well as public pension plan commitment activity from across the various private markets asset classes.
The report highlights the top GPs and LP allocators from the year while also delivering forward-looking insights on private markets fundraising in 2022.
Here are three key takeaways.
Katey Bogue, Head of Private Fund Solutions at Nasdaq, recently sat down with Shar Kassam, COO of Nasdaq Asset Owner Solutions, for a conversation about emerging managers in the private markets. Shar previously served as Deputy CIO at Texas ERS where she conducted due diligence for manager recommendations in public equity, private equity, and hedge funds, including those that were part of pension plan’s emerging manager program.
Nasdaq is proud to announce that qualifying investors can now receive free access to private fund manager diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) data via the Nasdaq eVestment platform. The release of this data will increase transparency for asset owners who are increasingly looking for visibility into the DEI efforts of private fund managers, enabling them to view DEI data firm-by-firm.
In December 2021, users of Market Lens accessed 2,370 unique private equity and private debt documents. Market Lens is a searchable database of intelligence, documents, and mandates from more than 8,000 public and corporate pension plans. Investment recommendations were the most popular type of document and represented 31.6% of all document views in the month.