Media Coverage

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 [...]
23 Aug

Institutional Investment Pros Heading to ATL in March for EI3 Conference

CityBizList Atlanta covered the announcement of the March 2018 eVestment Institutional Investment Intelligence (EI3) Conference. Institutional investors, asset managers and consultants will gather in Atlanta March 19th through 21st for the third eVestment Institutional Investment Intelligence (EI3) Conference to get the latest insights on institutional investment due diligence, big data usage and global investment and business [...]
22 Aug

Institutional Exposure to Korea Growing Quickly

Asian financial publication Ignites Asia looks at institutional investor exposure to South Korea using eVestment data as tensions between North Korea and the United States ebb and flow. South Korea is increasingly a draw for global institutional investors, particularly within their emerging markets portfolios. Total investment exposure to the country grew by more than US$60 [...]
15 Aug

eVestment CEO Jim Minnick Named to Institutional Investor Tech 40

Yahoo Finance was one of several media outlets noting eVestment co-founder and CEO Jim Minnick's inclusion on the Institutional Investor magazine Tech 40 list, which recognizes the top 40 financial technology executives in the world. Jim Minnick, co-founder and CEO of eVestment, the global leader in institutional investment data and analytics, has been named to the [...]
10 Aug

Hedge Funds See Ninth Consecutive Month of Gains

Funds Europe covered findings from eVestment’s July 2017 Hedge Fund Performance Report. The hedge fund industry produced its ninth consecutive month of aggregate gains in July, according to a report. The eVestment hedge fund industry report for July, published this week, concluded that hedge funds returned an average 1.21% in July 2017, bringing year-to-date (YTD) [...]