Media Coverage

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 [...]
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 [...]