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eFront and PitchBook form strategic data partnership

eFront, a technology provider to alternative investment professionals, and PitchBook, a data provider for the private and public equity markets, have formed a strategic partnership to integrate PitchBook data within the recently announced eFront Insight solution.

Leveraging PitchBook’s data feed solution, eFront clients can now flexibly access deep fund-level information, empowering Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs) to gauge private market performance relative to peer groups for PE and VC strategies, while also allowing LPs to refine asset allocation strategies.
Additionally, eFront will also integrate performance measurement data and analysis from PitchBook Benchmarks into eFront Insight. Recently released, PitchBook Benchmarks is a performance measurement tool offering objective, reliable and transparent resource for fund performance data. The integration will be available this coming month as part of eFront Insight’s early adopter program.
Launched earlier this month, eFront Insight introduces LPs and GPs to the ability to boost analytical capabilities through digitalised data exchanges. The solution combines several sources of information to generate unprecedented levels of analysis, ultimately facilitating more informed decision-making.
Commenting on the announcement, Thibaut de Laval, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at eFront, said: “eFront and PitchBook – the two leading providers of technology and market data to the alternative investment sector – joining forces behind our eFront Insight solution, is an important signal for the entire industry. We intend to combine the best sources of information in the industry today to bring unique value to our clients through the eFront Insight platform.”
“Our customers rely on our data to make more informed investment and allocation decisions,” says Steve Carver, Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives at PitchBook. “By partnering with eFront, we’re able to get our data in the hands of clients within the environments they spend a significant chunk of time in, enabling more productivity and faster decision-making.”

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