HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Burgiss, a global provider of investment decision support tools for the private capital market, announced that the Burgiss Manager Universe now covers more than 7,000 private capital funds representing $5 trillion in capitalization.
"We're excited about reaching this milestone," said James Bachman, COO of Burgiss. "In just 5 years, our coverage of private capital funds has grown by more than 600%."
In addition to the scheduled quarterly reconstitution and update of data through Q3 2016, Burgiss also announced the following enhancements:
- The introduction of a new asset class taxonomy through the Burgiss Private Capital Classification System.
- The separation of Real Estate industry sector through its adoption of the published changes in the Global Industry Classification System (GICS).
- Extensive improvements in infrastructure, technology and process to further institutionalize all aspects of the Burgiss Manager Universe construction and reconstitution.
"This release, in the works for over two years, reaffirms our commitment to providing the best decision-support data to private capital investors," Mr. Bachman added, "but this is just the beginning of a series of significant improvements that we're thrilled to be working on. Stay tuned."
About Burgiss Manager Universe
The Burgiss Manager Universe is a research-quality database that includes the complete transactional history for over 7,000 private capital funds. It is representative of actual investor experience because the data is sourced exclusively from limited partners, which eliminates the natural biases introduced by sourcing data from general partners.
Burgiss is a global provider of investment decision support tools for the private capital market. Founded in 1987, Burgiss is a multidisciplinary team of 150 professionals steeped in the world of private capital. Today our tools support over a thousand clients representing over $2 trillion of committed capital.
Additional information is available at www.burgiss.com.
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