Media Coverage

15 Mar

Fixed Income Pushes 2017 Inst’l Flows into Black: eVestment

FundFire looked at the results from eVestment’s 4Q 2017 Traditional Asset Flows Report. Institutional flows reverted to positive territory in 2017 with $185.7 billion in new assets for the year, including $15.4 billion in the fourth quarter, according to eVestment data. The year’s flows stand in stark contrast with those of 2016, when institutional redemptions reached $468.8 [...]
15 Mar

eVestment Adds UK Local Government Pension Plan Data to US Offering

Institutional Asset Manager looked at the expansion of eVestment’s Public Plan IQ solution to include information from public pensions in the United Kingdom. eVestment has expanded the data in its Public Plan IQ solution to include information from United Kingdom local government pension schemes (LGPS), giving Public Plan IQ users around the world unique and [...]
24 Jan

eVestment: Private Equity Top Choice For U.S. Public Pensions In Q4

FINalternatives used eVestment Public Plan IQ data to look at U.S. public pension plans’ allocation choices in 4Q 2017. U.S. public pension plans have announced 121 new commitments to private equity in the fourth quarter, according to a report from eVestment, a company that provides institutional investment data and analytics. This is down from the [...]
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 [...]