Active Managers’ Outperformance 2012-2021
(5 min read) We highlight where active equity and fixed income managers have been outperforming their benchmarks over the last ten years.
Hedge fund industry ends 2021 at $3.63T, highest AUM level on record
(6 min read) Investors removed an estimated net $19.96 billion from hedge funds in December, decreasing 2021 net inflow to $15.90 billion. Asset-weighted returns were positive resulting in overall industry AUM ending 2021 at $3.63 trillion, the highest level on record.
Three Ways Nasdaq Helps Asset Owners Navigate Functional Outcomes
(4 min read) As part of Nasdaq’s ongoing mission to empower capital markets with cutting edge technology, insights and market expertise, we serve as a partner committed to helping you navigate the investment landscape.
520 strategies from 258 firms added to eVestment in Q4 2021
(3 min read) eVestment typically sees about 500 strategies added in a quarter, and Q4 2021 was just above the average with 520 strategies added from 258 firms. This expansion was global, with reporting firms domiciled in 24 different countries.
Risk Modeling Assumptions & Techniques for Multi-Asset Portfolios
(6 minute read) The multi-factor regression model offered by Solovis not only allows users to understand total portfolio risk and plan for adverse shock scenarios, but also deconstructs the portfolio into its key risk and return drivers, all in a more comprehensive and holistic platform. We outline some of the modeling assumptions and techniques of the Solovis Risk tool that enable us to model our clients’ multi-asset class portfolios.
Hedge fund industry on track for first year of net inflows since 2017
(4 min read) Barring an unprecedented parade of assets out of the industry in December, overall net flow appears on track to be positive in 2021 for the first time since 2017.
Year in Review: Momentum on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
(4 min read) As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) topics, Nasdaq launched several initiatives over the course of the year to bring this focus to fruition. The initiatives reflect Nasdaq’s belief that diversity and inclusion are essential to inclusive capitalism and to the long-term growth of businesses and our economy.
Top 10 most viewed products and universes on eVestment in 2021
(2 min read) eVestment tracks the product profile views of investors and consultants by the country in which their views take place. Here are the Top 10 Most Viewed Universes and Products trending among you and your peers as 2021 draws to a close.
Three things to consider when building an in-house portfolio management system
(3 min read) While the implementation of a proprietary system may appear to be an intuitive and logical solution, the hidden costs of do-it-yourself technology are often discovered too late into the process, having dedicated considerable financial and human resources to the doomed architecture.
Insight on institutional flow trends for the third quarter
(7 min video) Nasdaq's Global Head of Insights John Molesphini recently appeared on Trade Talks to discuss highlights from eVestment's recent Institutional Trends Webcast.
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