Burgiss to be Lead Sponsor of SuperReturn U.S. East in Boston in June

Burgiss is pleased to be the leading sponsor of the SuperReturn U.S. East conference in Boston, MA, June 10-12.

Now in it’s tenth year, SuperReturn is well known for it’s high-quality and informative agenda as well as its networking opportunities for GP’s, LPS’s, and service providers alike. This year’s conference is expected to host over 450 attendees. Come hear us at the conference, visit us at our booth or schedule a private meeting with team. We’re looking forward to seeing you.

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Amanda VanNess
Massive Upgrade Completed! Cost to Clients: $0

We are thrilled to announce that this past weekend we achieved a major milestone by finishing the upgrade of our entire client base, a project that was years in the planning and execution. This technical feat was done entirely over the course of many, many long weekends. With this conversion now behind us, we are focused on putting all of our time and energy into delivering on our product and data roadmaps.

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Amanda VanNess
Brown/Kaplan Paper: Have Private Equity Returns Really Declined?

Greg Brown of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Steve Kaplan of the University of Chicago have released a new white paper in which they use Burgiss data to present the most up-to-date and comprehensive performance data on U.S. private equity buyout funds. Their paper counters the conclusions of a recent study by AQR, and conclusively shows that U.S. buyouts have continued to out-perform public markets in the post-crisis era,

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Amanda VanNess
Burgiss Manager Universe Crosses 9,000 Fund Mark

On April 27 2019, the Burgiss Manager Universe (BMU) was updated to include Q4 2018 results. The final tally of 9,157 funds represents nearly $6.6 trillion in committed capital across the full spectrum of private capital strategies. Large, diverse, and most importantly, representative, the Burgiss Manager Universe is the only commercial database based on complete cash flows and historical valuation history for all constituents.

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Amanda VanNess
Platform Advances

On Saturday, April 13th, we released an update to the Private I Platform, providing holdings-based composition dashboard, introducing the time-zero-based Universe Analytics Profiler, and featuring Burgiss News Feeds.

As a reminder, fully-functional Measure Detail, Time Series and Profiler from the Universe Analytics Module will be available in preview form to all clients until we release the 4th Quarter 2018 update of the Burgiss Manager Universe on April 27th 2019.

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james kocis
Platform Enhancements: Dashboards, Universe Analytics, More

On March 23rd, continuing our accelerated pace of development, we released an update to the Private i Platform that introduced significant enhancements to dashboard analytics, eases administration of analytical set assignments, and introduced the second of our analytical visualizations / data reports on Universe Analytics.

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james kocis
Watch Now! Institute Insights from the Kenan Institute (UNC) Featuring Burgiss Data

In this video and on his blog, Gregory Brown of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the Institute for Private Capital uses Burgiss Data to discuss the findings of a recent white paper by Antii Ilmanen, Swati Chandra, and Nicholas McQuinn of AQR, which examines expected returns for Private Equity (PE), and compare them to the well-documented out-performance of Private Equity over the last few decades.

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Amanda VanNess