eVestment Institutional Insights


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RESEARCH

Institutional Intelligence Quarterly Report + EMEA & APAC Supplements

Released September 2021

eVestment’s unique position as a data-driven source of intelligence serving institutional asset managers, investors and their consultants globally provides us the ability to produce a holistic view of the themes, trends and trend shifts impacting asset managers around the world.


Best Practices Webinar

Power Positioning for Value Managers

Institutional investors know value investing will be out of favor in certain market cycles. What matters most to them is that value managers stay true to their stated investment philosophy rather than chasing returns – and they use specific data to assess manager discipline. This best practices webinar with a former Investment Officer at the NYC Comptroller’s Office will illustrate proof points for your narrative about discipline and focus.


Webcast

Institutional Trends Quarterly Webcast

Aired August 2021

eVestment’s unique position as a data-driven source of intelligence serving institutional asset managers, investors and their consultants globally provides us the ability to produce a holistic view of the themes, trends and trend shifts impacting asset managers around the world. John Molesphini, Global Head of Institutional Insights for Nasdaq, talks through the latest trends in global asset movement and investor viewership, highlights the risks and opportunities facing managers, dives into ESG-focused strategies and discusses the changes to the database landscape given the recent alliances eVestment has announced with the top consultants in the industry.


RESEARCH

Brand Awareness Rankings: Q2 2021

Released July 2021

Brand awareness is an important factor in the growth and long-term success of asset managers seeking to raise institutional assets. In this report, we rank the top asset management firms by brand awareness scores for the quarter across multiple global, regional and asset class categories.


WEBCAST

Hedge Fund Briefing with Commonfund & Aon

Aired June 2021

Allocator research into alternatives is increasing, so it’s more critical than ever for hedge funds to understand how consultants and investors identify, screen and compare strategies. In this webinar, eVestment Global Head of Research Peter Laurelli covers the latest hedge fund industry trends we are seeing in our data, followed by an in-depth, engaging panel discussion with Caroline Greer, CIM, Managing Director at Commonfund and Allen Cheng, Associate Partner at Aon.


Research

U.S. Public Plan Asset Allocation Report

Released June 2021

Asset allocation information affords public funds the opportunity to benchmark their strategic targets against their peers and review potential landscape shifts around various asset classes. For asset managers, asset allocation data can illuminate areas of demand for specific strategies and show whether or not a product market may be approaching saturation – what we like to think are early signals for activity.


WEBCAST

EMEA Consultant Briefing with Spektrum & Redington

Aired June 2021

Jakob Hommel, Principal, Spektrum and Alessia Lenders, Manager Research, Redington, provided the commentary for this briefing. Topics covered include: An outlook on EMEA asset flows, b​est practices on manager selection and monitoring, and accessing the best institutional intelligence around ESG and sustainability.


RESEARCH

Consultant Outlooks: 2021

Released March 2021

This report is an aggregated look at capital market assumptions from six consultants. The data in this report is sourced from eVestment Market Lens. Among other insights into consultant perspectives such as manager ratings, Market Lens harvests documents from public plans, then extracts and structures insights from those documents, including capital markets assumptions.


Whitepaper

Risk Planning for the Next Market Crisis

Market shocks can be fast, confusing and brutal. Attempting to react to them in real-time often results in suboptimal investment decisions. That’s where risk scenario planning is essential. In this analysis, we use the Solovis Risk Analytics application to simulate the impact of a market shock on a hypothetical public-plan portfolio and model the impact that an uptick in corporate bankruptcies might have on our portfolio.


RESEARCH

The State of Institutional Fees Report

Released August 2020

Comparing fees across strategies and regions is not a simple task. This report organizes management fee data, exploring the current landscape of separate account fees and the differences in actual fees paid by public plan investors versus managers’ stated fees across multiple structures.

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