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This database allows all eligible investors to analyze past performance and create custom benchmarks, as well as enabling them to search and view profiles for every fund open to investment or fundraising across the following asset classes: private equity and venture capital, real estate, infrastructure, secondaries, and hedge funds.
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Launched in Q4 2015, Natural Resources Online is Preqin’s first online module focusing solely on the natural resources industry. Natural Resources Online provides detailed information and intelligence on institutional investors, fund managers and fundraising in the industry and much more across the following areas:
Preqin’s Investor Analyst is a powerful analysis tool which enables users to create instant reports comparing a specific investor’s current and planned allocations, preferences and investment plans against a tailor-made peer group. Investor Analyst leverages Preqin’s detailed data and intelligence on institutional investors to quickly generate valuable reports to enhance perspective of the alternative assets investor universe. Some sample uses of Investor Analyst include:
In recent years, there has been much discussion as to the optimal size of a hedge fund, and whether smaller hedge funds achieve higher returns than their larger counterparts. The industry saw net investor inflows of $44bn in 2017, driving total assets under management (AUM) to $3.58tn. According to the 2018 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, the largest proportion (52%) of vehicles that recorded cap… Read More
Coming off the back of a strong 2017, investor confidence in the secondary market has continued into Q1 2018. Such confidence derives from various portfolio management needs being met as well as a strong pricing environment; the robust performance of secondaries vehicles relative to other strategies continues to underpin positive investor sentiment with respect to the asset class.
Europe under th… Read More
Over time, placement agents have been increasingly used by private equity fund managers: 43% of private equity funds that closed in 2008 used a placement agent, compared with 65% of funds that closed in 2017. This trend appears to be continuing, as 77% of funds closed in 2018 so far have utilized the services of a placement agent, 63% of which have exceeded their original target size. Typically or… Read More
With an estimated population of 8.8 million, Israel is ranked globally as number one for research and development expenditure as a percentage of GDP, with 84% coming from private capital. The country is also the global leader in venture capital investments as a percentage of GDP – an average of 600 start-ups are launched in Israel on an annual basis1. Currently, Israel is home to 160 venture… Read More
Private Debt has continued its rapid emergence as an asset class, growing in importance for both investors and fund managers alike. From a performance perspective, this appetite has been justified, with the industry close to outperforming the public market across successive years.
Preqin’s Cash Flow module features since-inception net quarterly cash flows for over 4,200 unlisted vehic… Read More
Following the Global Financial Crisis, alternative mutual funds and alternative UCITS experienced increased demand from investors; however, interest for liquid alternatives may now be dwindling. According to the 2018 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, 16% of investors planned to include liquid alternatives in their 2018 mandate searches, a four-percentage-point decrease from 2017.
The decreased inv… Read More