Media Coverage

13 Nov

Hedge funds are now negative for the year following stock market sell-off

CNBC featured eVestment’s hedge fund data in this detailed story on the current state of the industry. October's miserable market month took its toll across the board, including the hedge fund industry, which collectively turned negative for the year. Hedge fund returns declined 3.1 percent during the month, according to industry tracker eVestment, the second-worst [...]
17 Oct

eVestment Launches New Portal for Inst’l Sales Pros

FundFire highlighted the launch of eVestment’s newest solution, Market Lens, which arms asset managers with data and insights to help them win more institutional investment mandates. Database provider eVestment has launched an institutional data portal designed as a one-stop shop for institutional sales professionals. The new product – Market Lens – offers in-depth profiles of institutional investors, [...]
02 Oct

eVestment Wants to Manage Your Data, Too

Institutional Investor took a look at eVestment’s acquisition of RedQuarry and our re-branding of the solution to eVestment Research Management. Data and analytics provider eVestment has purchased RedQuarry, a platform for investment research, according to a Tuesday announcement from the buyer. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE
20 Sep

Macro Managers Pull in $15 Billion in Year, Leading Hedge Funds

Bloomberg used eVestment hedge fund flows data to look at the success macro hedge funds have had in raising money so far in 2018. Investors have poured more than $15 billion into macro hedge funds this year through August, making them the most popular strategy. Macro funds added net inflows of $3.5 billion in August, [...]
05 Sep

eVestment adds new APAC currencies to analytics solution

Asian investment publication The Asset highlighted the addition of APAC currencies to eVestment’s Analytics solution and eVestment’s growth in the region in this story. In a move that clearly demonstrates the growing financial clout of its Asia-Pacific client base, eVestment, a global player in institutional investor data and analytics, has added support for the Chinese [...]
30 Aug

Traditional money managers see $177.4 billion in net outflows in Q2 — eVestment

Pensions & Investments looked at highlights from the eVestment 2Q 2018 Traditional Asset Flows Report. Institutional investors pulled a net $177.4 billion from long-only asset managers during the second quarter, with active equities accounting for more than half the total, according to data provider eVestment in its quarterly traditional asset flows report. READ THE ORIGINAL [...]
21 Aug

eVestment Survey: Hedge Funds Should Plan to Add GIPS Compliance

Opalesque highlighted the findings of eVestment’s recent GIPS survey with ACA Compliance Group, with a focus GIPS adoption in the alternatives space. A just-released survey of institutional asset managers, consultants and investors confirms compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) is on the rise, with 84% of asset managers responding saying their firms are [...]
20 Aug

Fixed Income Investors Take Shelter from Rising Rates: eVestment

FundFire looked at investment return expectations in our current rising rate environment with data and insights from a new eVestment white paper. Investors and consultants are anticipating that interest rates will rise and have been bulletproofing their fixed income portfolios to protect from the downside risks they see on the horizon, according to a new eVestment research [...]
03 Jul

Clients are increasingly using alternative data in asset manager M&A, says eVestment

Institutional Asset Manager looked at how asset managers and investment bankers can use eVestment data to identify and vet firms as industry M&A activity heats up. Investment professionals, financial executives and mergers and acquisition execs are increasingly using ‘alternative’ data to obtain a competitive edge. Satellite images of shopping centre parking lots, trucking schedules, mobile [...]
29 Jun

Tech, financials most held by large-cap strategies – eVestment report

Pensions & Investments used eVestment holdings data to highlight top stocks among institutional investors in Q1. Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet retained their dominance in long-only equity strategy portfolios, eVestment's first-quarter review showed. While the number of strategies that held Apple Inc. declined slightly and the number of those that held Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. [...]