For Private Market Investments, the Story Is Alway...

As a former private investment professional, I used to spend most of my days modeling investments in Excel. I reviewed dozens of investment opportunities per day across all private market sectors: private debt, infrastructure, real estate, and private equity. My nickname was the “Excel Jockey.” I was always amazed how much the due diligence focus

Victory Hill partners with Mercatus
Victory Hill Selects Mercatus as its Investment Da...

Victory Hill Capital Advisors LLP (“Victory Hill”), a new sustainable energy infrastructure investor headquartered in London, has selected Mercatus to manage its complex and growing investment data. Victory Hill targets direct investments in global energy infrastructure that supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Victory Hill, which recently raised £242.6 million in an initial public offering

Top Podcasts for the Private Markets

Here at Mercatus, we love podcasts so much that we started our own. It’s a great way to educate, entertain, and inform listeners on topics that we might not otherwise cover. And it’s a perfect platform to elevate different voices and points of view that might not otherwise be heard. There are a lot of

Data: CFOs’ Top Priority – Takeaways f...

Recently I listened to Ernst and Young’s NextWave Podcast, Why the CFO is becoming private equity’s quarterback. It is clear, now more than ever the top priority for Private Equity executives is data management. They surveyed 100 private market firms equally split between $15B+, $2.5B-15B, and less than <$2.5B AUM. Based on the Ernst and

ESG Trifecta: Strategy, Technology, and Process

Written by Joe Indvik and Ali Mamujee. The real asset industry is under increasing pressure from investors and stakeholders to improve environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. According to BlackRock’s most recent Global Real Asset Outlook, the real asset sector received $203B of cash inflows in 2018. Infrastructure had its second consecutive record-breaking year with $85B raised.