The Source Podcast: Broadening diversity consideration with Verus
(16 min podcast) In this episode of The Source, we're joined by Ian Toner and Marianne Feeley from Verus. Ian serves as chief investment officer, and Marianne as managing director of public markets. The topic of our conversation is diversity and inclusion within asset management firms, and how they evaluate a manager's diversity beyond the high-level ownership information.
2020 ended on a high note for most of hedge fund industry
(3 min read) Over 90% of reporting managers ended the month of December with positive results, and average returns of +11.02% were the highest since 2009. Despite high average returns for hedge funds, the dispersion of returns was significant, especially among large funds.
Diversity & inclusion panel discussion: Why pension funds need to consider it now
(40 min video) During the IPE Conference and Awards in December, Erika Spence, Global Head of Data Strategy at eVestment joined Caroline Escott, Senior Investment Manager at RMPI Railpen and Trustee Director for Standard Life Master Trust and Alessandra Franzosi, Head of Asset Owners and ESG Investing, Borsa Italiana, to discuss the topic of diversity and inclusion.
Phil Mackintosh: What to expect from 2021
(7 min read) It’s fair to say that 2021 should be very different from last year. But just how different will it be for the markets? Nasdaq Chief Economist Phil Mackintosh takes a look.
eVestment and Aon to offer operational due diligence data and research to institutional investors
(3 min read) eVestment, together with Aon plc, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, announce a strategic collaboration to provide operational due diligence (ODD) research through the eVestment platform, recognizing the need for more transparency and standardization of ODD information.