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30 Mar

Where are Private Markets Returns Headed?

Released last week by eVestment, Consultant Outlooks: 2021 is an aggregated look the capital markets assumptions compiled from six industry consultants. Aon, Callan, Meketa, NEPC, Verus, and Wilshire. Sourced from eVestment Market Lens from December 2020 through February 2021, the data offers a look into what these six top consultants expect to see in the private markets.

09 Mar
Vermont Pension Investment Committee

Most Viewed Private Equity Investor Documents: Vermont Pension Investment Committee

Each month, thousands of documents are added and viewed on eVestment’s Market Lens platform. In February, one of the most viewed documents was a Private Markets Pacing Analysis presentation from consultant RVK for Vermont Pension Investment Committee (VPIC). VPIC is responsible for administering the assets of the public employees of the state of Vermont and is an active in the private markets.

16 Feb

Top Private Equity Managers by Pension Plan Commitments in 2020

Our newly published report, detailing commitments reported by public pension plans to private funds through 2020, uncovers that 120 plans reported commitments of $83.1 billion to private equity funds in the year. The total represents a 20% increase from the 2019 full year figure and shows that institutional investors were able to adapt to digital due diligence and push forward with commitment pacing plans.

10 Feb

Public pension plans keep pace with commitments in 2020 despite challenges of virtual due diligence

New data from eVestment Private Markets: Published February 9, 2021, the year-end edition of the eVestment Private Markets Monthly Monitor found that public plans investors committed $154.6 billion to private funds in 2020. The amounted to a 2% increase from the previous year’s mark and indicate that pension plans were not afraid to put capital to work during the pandemic.

27 Jan
Portfolio Modeling

Three Portfolio Modeling Scenarios that GPs should be prepared to share with LPs

Fund Investor InsightsInvestor Relations Three Portfolio Modeling Scenarios that GPs should be prepared to share with LPs by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets While investors rode out the market volatility and economic disruptions seen over the course of 2020, challenges remain for private fund managers as we move into the new [...]
21 Jan

Client Case Study: How TopQ+ supports efficient and insightful due diligence for NYC Pension Funds

As a Senior Investment Officer at the Office of the New York City Comptroller, Eneasz Kadziela, CFA, CAIA is part of a team that is responsible for advising and monitoring the private equity portfolio of the five New York City retirement systems who are in aggregate $229 billion in assets and benefit the public employees, teachers, firefighters, and police of New York City

12 Jan
Contra Costa County ERA

Most Viewed Private Equity Investor Documents: Contra Costa County ERA

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