Product Updates

13 Mar
Public Plan IQ

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

“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: We’re excited to now include information on the U.K. LGPS to bring our clients even more value and information and [...]
18 Feb

RedQuarry Release Notes: January 2018

We’re very excited about new features in RedQuarry. Note Templates In some cases, starting with a note template can be a nice way to create consistency if your research process has structured elements that you want your team to capture. Similar to assessments, you can now define templates for each note type you have in [...]
01 Feb

Compare Digital Assets Hedge Funds With New Universe

To meet rising demand from investors, investment consultants and hedge fund managers for sharing information about digital assets investment opportunities and comparing them to other investment opportunities, eVestment has launched a digital assets universe on its industry-leading hedge fund database. Digital assets could include crypto currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum or Litecoin, and could also include [...]
09 Nov

eVestment Piloting a Dedicated Salesforce App

If you regularly use Salesforce in your everyday workflow, we have some exciting news to share. We’re piloting a version of eVestment that can be accessed directly from within Salesforce. This out-of-the-box app requires no integration or custom mapping, which keeps implementation simple. The app will allow you to access eVestment functionality from Salesforce, allowing [...]
30 Sep

RedQuarry Release Notes: September 2017

We’re very excited about the September release of RedQuarry. Groups Sharing research and data across firms is something everyone wants to do but typically find challenging to implement. We are doing a limited release beta feature we call Groups that allows RedQuarry clients to define and permission data sharing with partner firms (even if they [...]
31 May

RedQuarry Release Notes: May 2017

We’re very excited about the May release of RedQuarry. The feedback from beta users on the web app has been extremely positive, and we are excited to offer the production version to all users. The major reason for the shift in direction away from the Windows App is faster development speed and better independence [...]
11 May

New Questionnaire Lets Hedge Funds Share ESG Info

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) recently announced in London the launch of the first industry-standard due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) for hedge funds that have an environmental, social and governance (ESG) or “responsible investment” (RI) focus. The DDQ is the result of lengthy collaboration between investors, investment managers, industry associations like the Alternative Investment Management [...]
03 May
eVestment Universes

Understanding eVestment Universe Classifications

We’ve now made it easier for our clients to have more visibility into how we classify products into eVestment universes. Experienced eVestment analysts use a combination of performance and style analysis, portfolio characteristics, country and currency allocations, and review of the strategy's narratives to classify products. For our investment manager clients, a new section on [...]
26 Apr

Custom Universes Now Available in Holdings Analysis

Consultant and investor clients now have a new way to use Holdings Analysis to perform apples-to-apples comparisons on a targeted list of investment managers you are researching on eVestment as part of your due diligence process. What’s new? You can now create customized, targeted peer groups at the firm and private level to use during [...]