Dealing with Private Markets Data

Regulatory complexity, ESG challenges and increasingly demanding investors are just some of the pressures General Partners face as they work to revolutionize their approach to data.

April 2021

Data challenges in the private markets have been increasing exponentially over the past few years.

Despite an upward trend in the number of solutions and the understanding that managing data is a strategic imperative, manual processes and disconnected data are common across the industry. In a conversation with Private Equity International, Cesar Estrada from our Alternative Investment Servicing team spoke about how fund managers are addressing the data issue, the trade-offs to buy versus build a data platform, and the emerging technologies that will play an important role in the future of data management for the private markets.