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Mar 18, 2021

Using data analytics to inform private equity investments

At Private Equity Wire’s Technology Summit last month, we participated in the Data Analytics panel. The panel discussed technology developments, tools, and insights. What should private equity firms be doing to optimize the way they source and aggregate data? Can predictive analytics help bring marginal gains to investment portfolios?

Mar 16, 2021

Worlds collide: insurance and alternatives

Insurance companies and alternative investment managers are converging in the pursuit of higher yield investments, and we are seeing this play out in several ways: insurance companies continue to increase alternatives allocations through limited/general partnership structures and/or by acquiring alternative investment managers in order to gain deal flow and expertise. At the same time, alternative investment managers are investing in insurance companies or launching re-insurance ventures to create a steady stream of capital inflows from premiums.

Nov 12, 2020

SS&C Leading Fund Administrator in Asia-Pacific-Focused for Private Capital Funds

Preqin has named SS&C GlobeOp the #1 fund administrator by number of known Asia-Pacific-focused private capital funds serviced. In the wake of continued growth in the region over the past three years, the rankings recognize the most active service providers supporting the private capital industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

Jun 24, 2020

Performance measurement for private equities

Recent volatility in markets worldwide is a timely reminder of the benefits of diversification in an investment portfolio.  Since 2000, investment in private equity (PE) has significantly increased and provided investors greater diversification across growth assets. Over this time, private equity’s net asset value rose more than sevenfold globally, and PE-backed companies more than doubled to over 8,000 just in the USA, while the total number of publicly owned companies saw a modest decline. The increased usage of PE as an asset class across pension schemes, sovereign funds and wealth investors has created a need to provide analysis that accurately captures the investment performance of both the general and limited partners, across which fund expenses and distributions are allocated.

Jun 5, 2020

Coronavirus and the private capital market; the role of "what" and "where"—part two

SS&C has had virtual conversations with several leading private capital companies, limited partners and industry stakeholders to gain insight into how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting them now and what they see coming next. In our first post in this series, we focused on high-level observations and predictions. In this post, we will drill down into the different investment strategies and how these strategies are affected by COVID-19 and government intervention.  

Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 and the impact to the global private capital market: part one

Many private capital firms are looking to learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their portfolios and to find out how others in the market are responding. Recently we had virtual conversations with several leading private capital companies, limited partners and industry stakeholders to gather insight into what is happening and what’s coming next. 

Dec 30, 2019

Top blog posts of 2019

As we wrap up 2019, we invite you to join us in looking back at our most-read blog posts from this past year. In chronological order, here’s the list for 2019. We look forward to sharing more content and more conversations in 2020. Happy New Year!

Oct 4, 2019

Private Equity Wire USA names SS&C GlobeOp “Best Private Equity Fund Administrator, >$30 billion AUA”

We are pleased to announce that SS&C GlobeOp has been named Best Fund Administrator >$30 Billion (Total Assets Under Administration) in the Private Equity Wire USA Awards 2019.

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