Unlocking the Potential
of Private Capital Data
Burgiss provides essential private capital data and analytics for thoughtful investors. With over three decades of experience and the world’s largest research quality private capital data set, Burgiss’ singular focus on private capital has set standards for the industry while allowing investors to be more knowledgeable about their portfolios on a daily basis.
Burgiss has offices in the U.S., Europe, and South Africa, with headquarters in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The choice of hundreds of institutional investors worldwide, Private i is a rapidly-evolving private-cloud-based platform expressly designed for private capital investors. Now fully integrated across a wide array of data and tools, the Private i platform helps investment, risk, and operations teams accurately monitor, measure, and report on their private capital portfolios.
For over 20 years, institutional investors have come to Burgiss to provide the data they need, including holdings transparency and performance data, gathered from source documents, enriched with research and harmonized with identity services, and classification systems. This, data is the key to understanding composition, risk, and key drivers of value.
The Burgiss Manager Universe, the world’s largest repository of research-quality data, is based on the transactional history of nearly 9,300 private capital funds across the full spectrum of private capital strategies, including private equity, private debt, and real assets. Sourced from Limited Partners, the Burgiss Manager Universe powers policy benchmarks, risk and cash flow models for institutional clients worldwide.
Our team of PhDs and our trove of high-quality private capital data are the key to bespoke research service engagements with clients, leveraging detailed statistical and econometric models, data and research expertise.
News & Events
We are pleased to announce that on September 28th, we will update the Private i platform with a new user interface,
We listened to your feedback, thought hard about what you said, consulted with design experts, and worked through a design process through dozens of prototypes. Our new design, clean and modern, puts analytics first, with configurable dashboards and data visualizations front-and-center.
Some of the key features of the new UI include…
The world of impact investing is moving and growing fast these days.However, it is still early stage in the growth of impact investing and approaches vary greatly. The industry also continues to struggle with the measurement aspect of impact, especially due to the lack of uniform standards and the competing and often confusing array of methodologies being used…
While the majority of private equity managers, particularly the large ones, prefer building their own impact investment teams, others have opted to buy into the market. As it gets later in the game, the acquisition route could become more popular.
Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hoboken, N.J. (August 20, 2019) The Private Equity Research Consortium this fall plans to make fund holdings data available for academic research—a development that helps mark the 10-year partnership between data provider Burgissand the Institute for Private Capital, an affiliate of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Frank H. Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.
Research by consulting firm McKinsey & Co suggests that companies perform best when they have women represented on their boards and in senior management. So it’s perhaps not surprising that fresh research suggests a similar phenomena in private equity.
Fresh on the heels of closing a $1.56 billion fund, New York City-based Palladium Equity Partners is “opportunistically” looking to hire a mid-level professional–a senior associate, vice president or principal, according to Dale Pescatore, vice president.
Missed out on our recent benchmarking webinar? Download a free recording here.
James Albertus and Matthew Denes of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University have released a new paper in which they use preliminary Burgiss data to document the increasing use of subscription lines of credit (SLCs) as an additional source of capital.
LP Best Practices: New strategies in benchmarking PE/VC returns
Pensions, foundations and other limited partners never stop sharpening their tools for evaluating the performance of private equity and venture capital firms. Blink, and you’ll fall behind in the race to understand how LPs are advancing their approach to benchmarking.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join four of the brightest minds in PE/VC benchmarking during an exclusive 75-minute Webinar, 11AM to 12:15PM ET on Thursday, July 25.
“I do feel that as a female minority in our industry that I have an obligation to elevate women [and minorities] in all fields and industries,” said Suzanne Yoon, founder and managing partner at Chicago-based Kinzie Capital. And Yoon said that it’s not just diversity in gender and race that she’s after in building her private-equity firm. It’s also diversity in age, experience, ways of thinking. “I know that diversity produces good results,” she said.
Private Equity Women Investor Network plans to expand Project Pinklight–an accelerator program designed to help women launch their own private equity funds. The program addresses an appalling lack of diversity among founding partners…
Upcoming Client Events
Burgiss is pleased to extend an invite to our clients for an exclusive networking forum in New York, NY on November 5th from 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM.
We are pleased to be a sponsor of the 3rd annual Markets Group Private Equity Fall Forum. The event brings together over 450 investors, funds, advisors, and service providers to discuss sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities around the world.
Burgiss is pleased to extend an invite to our clients for an exclusive networking forum in San Francisco, CA on October 28th from 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM.
Pensions, foundations and other limited partners never stop innovating in their approach to benchmarking the performance of real estate, infrastructure and other real-assets firms. Blink, and you’ll fall behind in the race to understand how your performance stacks up in the eyes of LPs.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join four of the brightest minds in PE/VC benchmarking during an exclusive 75-minute Webinar 11AM to 12:15PM ET on Thursday, October 24.
The Burgiss Excel Add-In provides a direct way to tap into live data and the distinct analytical capabilities of the Private i platform. By installing the Add-In into Excel, a "Burgiss" tab appears in the menu, giving Private i users the ability to log in, get portfolio commitments and their attributes…
Private i is a robust, web-based platform expressly designed for private capital. During the session we will walk you through all of Private i’s capabilities.
Burgiss is pleased to extend an invite to our clients to attend an exclusive networking forum in Stockholm, Sweden on October 8th from 8:00 AM- 1:30 PM.
Private i is a robust, web-based platform expressly designed for private capital. During the session we will show you how to:
Benchmark against fund peer groups using the Burgiss Manager Universe.
On Wednesday, September 25th, at 10:00 am ET, please join us for a 30 minute webinar presented by Keith Crouch, CFA, Product Management, at Burgiss. The webinar will provide a walkthrough of the Q1 2019 Global Private Capital Review report
Private iQ is an analytical tool that provides data-driven insights into the private capital market. The goal of the session is to get you familiarized with universe analytics and benchmarks and help you learn to navigate the tool’s various functionalities.
Burgiss Applied Research
Endowments, Foundations, Pension Funds, Insurance Companies, Family Offices, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Institutions
Buyout, Venture Capital, Real Estate and Real Asset Funds and Fund-of-Funds
Custodians, Investment Consultants