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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 [...]
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 [...]
07 Feb

Sights and sounds from the industry: eVestment Private Markets’ Takeaways from the PEI COOs & CFOs Forum

Industry InsightsOperations Excellence Sights & Sounds from the Industry - PEI CFOs & COOs Forum 2020  February 6th, 2020 by Andrés Ramos, Content Marketing Specialist - eVestment Private Markets To kick off the 2020 conference circuit, members of the eVestment Private Markets team attended the PEI CFOs & COOs Forum in New York. The two-day [...]
19 Jul

How Institutionalized are ESG & Diversity Policies in Private Markets?

Fund Investor InsightsOperations Excellence How Institutionalized are ESG & Diversity Policies in Private Markets? July 19th, 2019 by Cameron Nicol, Senior Marketing Manager - eVestment Private Markets Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing is a topic that has risen in prevalence within the asset management industry in recent years, marked by a steady increase in [...]
22 Nov

Analyzing Your Portfolio with eVestment Private Markets

Analytics Best PracticesOperations Excellence Analyzing Your Portfolio with eVestment Private Markets by Graeme Faulds, Director of Product - eVestment Private Markets The Performance Analytics functionality of eVestment Private Markets originally set out to help institutional investors streamline and enhance their quantitative due diligence process. While this remains as the primary use, a growing proportion of [...]
09 Nov

How to Find Fundraising Success: Part 3 – Tailoring Your Pitch

Investor RelationsOperations Excellence How to Find Private Equity Fundraising Success: Tailoring Your Pitch by Cameron Nicol, Senior Marketing Manager - eVestment Private Markets This is the third of a three-part blog series for private markets investor relations professionals, exploring how to find and utilize various key sources of information on the private equity market, US [...]