Fri, Oct 28, 2016
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

eVestment launches institutional investor equities holdings comparison platform, eVestment Peer Alpha

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update: eVestment, a premier global provider of comprehensive institutional investment data and cloud-based analytic solutions, today launched eVestment Peer Alpha, an online platform that provides institutional investors and asset managers a tool to compare and analyze their equity holdings against the aggregated holdings of their peers. Peer Alpha covers 33 investment classes among United States, Europe, Australia and Far East (EAFE), Global and Emerging equity markets, providing a view into how institutional investors are allocating capital across equity securities, sectors, industries, countries and geographies.

“Institutional investors and asset managers are constantly searching for new techniques to analyze their portfolios relative to those of their peers,” said Ben Olmstead, Vice President of New Product Innovation with eVestment. “For the first time, investment managers can leverage the industry’s only 100% institutional holdings data to see how their portfolio differs from the average portfolio of their competitors, differentiate their equity strategies and obtain a holistic picture of the constantly changing landscape of institutional equity markets.”

Peer Alpha provides web-based Peer Overview reports, showing managers detailed portfolio information, including the 50 most widely-held stocks, sector and regional allocations and overweight/underweight positions relative to peers, as well as statistics on which specific stocks are being bought and sold. For a more detailed analysis, the platform offers users a tool to compare specific equity strategies, time intervals, sector allocations and rotation, and regional allocation trends to best understand their allocations against eVestment peer groups.

Peer Alpha leverages over 53,000 institutional and hedge fund vehicles, comprising one of the largest, most comprehensive global databases of traditional and alternative strategies.


Press Release


What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. David Einhorn speaks on passive investing, Mylan, his cheapest stock, the Fed[more]

    From Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) joined nine other famed investors on Tuesday to talk about stocks at the annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposium in Dallas. Presenters at the annual conference typically pitch one or severa

  2. Investing - Fund set up to buy illiquid hedge fund stakes finds plenty of opportunities, Lansdowne's Roden says likes animal genetics company Genus[more]

    Fund set up to buy illiquid hedge fund stakes finds plenty of opportunities From As ValueWalk reported back in February, earlier this year Andrew Lawrence set out to raise $250 million to $500 million for a fund that will buy stakes in hedge funds that have suspended redem

  3. Opalesque Roundtable: Style drift, poor communications and credibility fatigue are biggest red flags for hedge funds investors[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Style drift, poor communications and credibility fatigue are the biggest red flags for hedge funds investors, said participants of the latest 2016 Opalesque Investor Roundtable, sponso

  4. Barclay CTA Index down 0.40% in September (+0.10% YTD)[more]

    Managed futures traders lost 0.40% in September according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 0.10% year to date. “The US Fed, in spite of its hawkish tone, opted to hold rates steady which roiled financial markets,” says Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHe

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Meet Emma, your friendly A.I. helper[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Shaunka Khire, who co-designed an artificial intelligence (AI) robot called EMMA/MANSI, talks to Opalesque