ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eVestment's white paper Enhancing Private Equity Manager Selection with Deeper Data was recognized as one of the top private equity papers of 2017 in the recently announced Savvy Investor Awards.
The eVestment paper, which explores the research and data behind the importance of manager selection and presents insights from industry practitioners on six areas to leverage data and enhance the investment decision-making processes, was noted as a "Highly Commended" paper in the awards.
Other papers from Cambridge Associates, Hamilton Lane and William Gornall PhD/Illya Stebulaev PhD were also "Highly Commended" in the private equity papers category. The winner of the category was Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2017. To see the full list of recognized private equity papers, please click here.
The overall best investment paper 2017 winner was the CFA Institute Research Foundations' paper Financial Market History: Reflections on the Past for Investors Today. To see the full Savvy Investor 2017 White Paper Award winners, please click here.
Savvy Investor is one of the world's leading research networks for institutional investors. The papers given awards and noted as "Highly Commended" were assessed by Savvy Investor's research team from thousands of papers submitted to and published by Savvy Investor during the year.
"Understanding the newest trends in the institutional investment industry is a key part of how eVestment develops our solutions and provides value to our clients and we're happy to share our insights with the wider market," said Graeme Faulds, eVestment's director of private equity solutions. "It's rewarding to have independent industry experts recognize the value of the information and thought leadership we're sharing."
eVestment, a Nasdaq company, provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment's mission is to help make smart money smarter.