Research

30 Oct

New Report: Top Aussie Schools Supplying Talent to Global Asset Management Industry

The field of investment asset management continues to mint new millionaires and billionaires. For students interested in careers in investment management (and/or their parents who may pay the tuition bills), the choice of which school to attend could be among the most important steps to a career in this lucrative field as alumni networks can […]

20 Aug

Top European Schools in the Global Asset Management Industry

As a follow-up to our popular U.S.-based Education Report released earlier this year, eVestment’s latest report focuses on the representation of European universities and colleges across the global asset management industry. The financial services industry continues to be a leading field of interest for students and recent graduates, and asset management is likely to play […]

16 Jul

New Report Highlights Family Office Investment Trends

amily offices are set up to manage and grow the financial assets of, typically, one wealthy family. This group of investment allocators got a lot of public attention earlier this year when Steven A. Cohen converted his SAC Capital Advisors asset management firm into a family office with a new name, Point72 Asset Management. With […]

04 Jun

Top Schools for Careers in Investment Asset Management

Recent news reports, including this Bloomberg News story, have noted that investment asset managers are among the top earners now on Wall Street. For students considering a career in the lucrative asset management field, eVestment’s just-released Education Report offers a unique perspective on the universities and colleges that have placed the most key professionals at […]

16 Apr

Hedge Fund Age Greater Factor in Performance than Size; Maturing Industry Sees More Tenured, Larger Funds

eVestment’s newest report, “Impact of Size and Age on Hedge Fund Performance: 2003 – 2013,” finds that age appears to be a greater factor in relative hedge fund performance than size and the hedge fund industry is maturing, with more older funds and larger funds. This new report is the most comprehensive review of hedge […]

19 Mar

Regulation, Technology, M&A on the Minds of Alt Fund Administrators

eVestment’s Alternative Fund Administrator Survey offers the latest insights into administrators’ thoughts on trends and their concerns for the industry’s near future. For this latest report, we collected input from 41 firms from around the world. And for the first time, this report expands beyond administrators’ hedge fund and funds-of-funds capabilities to include information on […]

08 Feb

eVestment & Casey Quirk 2014 Global Investor Survey Offers Unique Insights for Asset Managers

As the investment community becomes more global, more complex and we emerge from a period of low interest rates and global economic concern, information becomes more and more crucial for asset managers seeking to better map strategies.  The annual eVestment-Casey Quirk 2014 Global Investor Survey offers a comprehensive global snapshot of the concerns and plans […]

02 Apr

Hedge Fund Administrator Survey — Continued Industry Consolidation Shifts Rankings

This past week eVestment released the 12th edition of our semi-annual hedge fund administrator survey. Used as a measuring stick of the administration industry’s hedge fund and alternatives businesses, firms were asked to submit total and region specific Assets Under Administration (AUA) across single manager hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, managed accounts, Undertakings for […]