The Source Podcast: Delivering Investment Insights with Innovative Artificial Intelligence(10 min podcast) In this episode of The Source, Russ Elliot, Head of Asset Management Market Intelligence at eVestment is joined by Patrick Murphy, Founder of the PureGroup/XALT platform. In their conversation, Russ and Patrick discuss how a customized data experience driven by artificial intelligence and dynamic insights empowers distribution teams to deliver enhanced client engagement and better outcomes.
428 strategies from 250 firms added to eVestment in Q3 2022(5 min read) During 3Q22 a total of 428 strategies were added to the database across 250 separate Investment Management firms headquartered across 27 different countries. Outside of US based managers, UK and Canadian, French and Japanese based managers added the most investment strategies in order to gain visibility with consultants and investors.
Assets Continued to Leave Majority of Hedge Funds in August(3 min read) Investors removed an estimated net $11.66 billion from hedge funds in August. Performance accounted for almost no change in overall asset levels. The result of both factors was a $10.59 billion decline in assets to an estimated $3.491 trillion.
Public Pension Appetite for Private Equity, Alternatives Allocations at Inflection Amid Macroeconomic Fluctuations(2 min read) An analysis of U.S. public pension plans through the end of 2021 revealed meaningful differences in allocations against targets across private alternatives and fixed income asset classes, according to findings from the newly published Nasdaq eVestment Asset Allocation Report.
Asia Risk: The Rock-Solid Case for Database Marketing(4 min read) Well-executed database marketing strategies are an effective way to grow a firm’s presence in the market and a proven method for increasing brand recognition and product offerings. The ability to grow brand awareness is a compelling argument for database marketing
Widespread Redemptions for Hedge Funds to End Q2(3 min read) June was also a very difficult month for performance across capital markets, but hedge funds generally performed well. The largest funds tended to outperform their peers during the month, which may support fund raising for the remainder of the year, especially in the managed futures and multi-strategy segment where those funds have dominated capital raising in 2022.