Media Coverage

14 Dec

eVestment: Hedge Funds Extend Winning Streak

Hedge funds had a strong month in November, according to investment business publication Opalesque, which looked at hedge fund returns with eVestment’s latest data. Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with +0.47% average returns for the month, according to the latest Hedge Fund Performance Report from eVestment. Activists, long/short [...]
07 Dec

eVestment Private Equity Manager Selection Paper Recognized in Savvy Investor Awards

Yahoo Finance looked at investment web site and online community Savvy Investor’s recognition of eVestment’s Enhancing Private Equity Manager Selection with Deeper Data white paper as one of the top private equity papers of 2017. eVestment's white paper Enhancing Private Equity Manager Selection with Deeper Data was recognized as one of the top private equity papers of 2017 [...]
25 Oct

Private Equity Takes the Lead in Allocations by US Public Pension Plans in Q3

Private Equity Wire looked at US public pension plans’ rising allocations to private equity investments using eVestment Public Plan IQ data. US public pension plans tracked by eVestment’s Public Plan IQ made 72 investment commitments to private equity funds in Q3 2017, the No1 allocation choice for public plans during the quarter. READ THE ORIGINAL [...]
04 Oct

Managers Waste Time with Failing Sales Approach: eVestment

FundFire looked at eVestment’s “The Distribution Excellence Framework” white paper which shows how distribution is becoming a key element in asset manager success. Asset managers are spending too much time positioning themselves to stand out in request for proposals (RFPs), according to a report from eVestment. Instead, managers must adopt a more strategic distribution approach [...]
05 Sep

Nasdaq to Scoop Up Data Provider eVestment in $705m Deal

Global business news outlet the Financial Times covered the announcement of Nasdaq's agreement to purchase eVestment. Nasdaq is buying eVestment, a data and content provider to asset managers, for $705m of cash and debt in the latest step to expand the group’s technology, data and analytics businesses. Known most commonly as the operator of the [...]
05 Sep

Nasdaq to Buy Atlanta Financial Tech Firm eVestment for $705M

Leading eVestment hometown business news outlet The Atlanta Business Chronicle provided extensive coverage of the announcement of Nasdaq's plans to acquire eVestment. New York-based Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) will acquire Atlanta-based eVestment for $705 million. Venture-backed eVestment's software suite provides data, insight and analysis on investment trends to institutional investors, such as consultants, wealth investment managements [...]
31 Aug

Institutions buy more US fixed income

Funds Europe looked at 2Q 2017 traditional asset flow trends using data from eVestment's new report. US fixed income was the main beneficiary of broader positive investment flows into bonds in the second quarter (Q2) of the year. Continuing the positive trend in the first quarter, institutional investors placed $66.5 billion (€55.7 billion) into fixed [...]
31 Aug

eVestment: Traditional Managers See $7.9 Billion in Net Outflows in Q2

Pensions & Investments used eVestment's 2Q 2017 Traditional Asset Flows Report to highlight trends in the institutional investment industry. Institutional investors pulled a net $7.9 billion from traditional asset managers in the three months ended June 30, with fixed-income net inflows offset by active equity net outflows. By comparison, the quarter ended March 31 saw [...]
25 Aug

Emerging-Markets Activist Investor Creates Own Niche in Hunt for Big Gains

The Wall Street Journal used a variety of eVestment data to compare the performance of activist investor Cartica Management against peers and the investment industry. Ms. Barger says the company was receptive because she and one of her co-founders knew the chairman from her years at International Finance Corp., a lending arm of the World [...]
24 Aug

eVestment: July Inflows Bring Hedge Fund Industry AUM To Near Record

Investment publication FINalternatives covered the findings from the July 2017 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report, noting that industry AUM is now at a near-record level. Investors continued to allocate fresh capital to the hedge fund space in July, according to new research from eVestment, adding $7.91 billion in inflows during the month and bringing [...]