Broadridge Financial Solutions is to work with data cloud company Snowflake to enable clients to consolidate and analyse trading and portfolio data in the cloud in a way they couldn’t before.
Research & Analytics
Equistone and Nottingham University Business School re-establish CMBOR, the Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research
CMBOR, the Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research, has been re-established by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone) within Nottingham University Business School, having been suspended in 2020.
MSCI Inc, a provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, has launched its Private Infrastructure Modeling Service, a new service that will help investors profile the risk of complex private infrastructure holdings and provide data-driven insights to inform investment decisions.
What trends are emerging in the field of data analytics? What are the various ways that managers are actively using analytical tools, as part of their day-to-day fund management activities? And what are the some of the best practices GPs need to consider, as they look to introduce more analytical firepower into their respective firms? These questions, and more will be discussed in an upcoming webinar in collaboration with AssetMetrix on 30 June.
Procensus, an opinion sharing community for institutional investors, has launched a premium service which extends access to the platform’s benchmarking data to corporates, capital markets bankers, alternative asset managers and regulatory authorities, providing them with enhanced market intelligence.
Leeds Equity Partners (Leeds Equity), a New York-based private equity firm, is investing in OptionMetrics, an options and futures database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide.
Given its inherently analytical nature, private equity is well placed to include environment, social and governance (ESG) factors in its investment process. The challenge lies in making sure the data being collected is relevant and material. This hurdle needs to be conquered as investors are starting to pass over managers who are not taking this matter seriously.
As the ultimate black swan event hit the world in the form of the Covid-19 pandemic, private equity managers came to understand the necessity of including scenario analysis in their investment process.
The past year has taught the world to expect the unexpected. Private Capital managers and investors have learnt to be adaptable and nimble in the face of challenging circumstances. However, although no one can predict the future, data analytics and tools are evolving to help managers map potential future risks and outcomes. New functionality is also being considered in view of the growing appetite for private credit investments