Deeper data for institutional ESG strategies
(14 min video) eVestment’s Global Head of Data Strategy, Erika Spence, recently spoke about deeper data for institutional ESG strategies at The Nest Summit, an annual event during Climate Week NYC committed to advancing sustainability in the United States.
How actively managed strategies fared against benchmarks in August
(5 min read) We look at how actively managed strategies fared against market benchmarks in August, highlighting what percentage of managers in a given universe are beating their benchmarks and the degree to which they are outperforming. August’s performance analysis uses 6,503 equity and fixed income products from eVestment Analytics that have qualified for inclusion in this month’s analysis.
Hedge funds continue rebound from COVID-19 with positive flows in August
(5 min read) eVestment asset flows data shows hedge funds continued to rebound from their COVID dip, with positive flows in August. Global Head of Research Peter Laurelli gives the full breakdown.
Offshore China Equity interest spiked in Q2
(2 min read) eVestment data revealed that investor interest in the Offshore China Equity universe spiked in Q2, most likely driven by the return of Hong Kong-based investor activity to the eVestment platform – though interest from within the UK was also elevated.
Institutional traction for China-focused strategies over time
(3 min read) Institutions and asset managers have become increasingly interested in investing in Chinese markets. We look at China-focused mandates and institutional investor and consultant activity surrounding these strategies. There were a solid number of commitments made to China-focused strategies in 2018 and 2019, particularly to China venture capital/private equity. Clients of eVestment also continue to review long-only China strategies more frequently than ever before.