PODCAST

SEI Podcast Series: Technology transformation in investment management firms

SEI Podcast Series: Technology transformation in investment management firms

In a recent white paper entitled Evolution in Asset Management, SEI pointed out that 70 per cent of US fund managers are currently looking to deploy advanced analytics in the front-office. The field of data science and machine learning-based data analysis is helping to transform how fund managers think about data to gain a competitive edge. 

FUNDRAISING

Buyout fundraising declined by over 70 per cent due to Corona Crisis

Buyout fundraising declined by over 70 per cent due to Corona Crisis

The CEPRES Private Capital Market Outlook for the first quarter of 2020 using the latest data from the CEPRES Platform shows how buyout fundraising in the US declined by almost 50 per cent QoQ and 20 per cent YoY, but is still substantially above volumes during the post-GFC era of 2009 -2012. Buyout fundraising volume in Europe is in stark contrast with a sharp decline of over 70 per cent QoQ and YoY, making it the lowest quarter since late 2017.