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New eFront® ESG Outreach Reporting Framework Now Available on DiligenceVault

July 12, 2022 – As DiligenceVault continues to support industry standards in digital format for our users, we are thrilled to add the eFront ESG Outreach framework onto the DiligenceVault platform.

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08 February 2022
8 Takeaways from our Allocator and Fund Manager 2021 Webinars

8 takeaways for allocators and fund managers including operational due diligence, Asia and technology innovation

team announcement
03 February 2022
2022: DiligenceVault starts year with new senior hires and promotions

As we grow the breadth and depth of our talent across the entire firm, we are excited to announce the following senior-level additions and promotions

InvestTech Map 2022
28 January 2022
InvestTech Moments in 2022

This year, we discuss eight trends that are shaping how asset owners and allocators are participating in the InvestTech scale transformation.

03 January 2022
9 Data and Tech Priorities In 2022 – The Year to Enable Data for Due Diligence

2021 has been a seminal year for DiligenceVault - a rapidly growing digital diligence network with over 30,000 users, a year when we went from digitizing 150 diligences a day to over 300. The challenges...

16 December 2021
New Developments in ESG and DEI Data Standardization, Transparency and Reporting Efforts

By now, it’s pretty well established that ESG investing by asset owners and allocators is no passing fad.  All signs point to an only increasing importance to include ESG criteria for mandates by institutional investors. ...

08 December 2021
Alternatives Manager Research through the Lens of Industry Standard DDQs

The term “alternative investments” is a general catch-all for any type of investment strategy not normally deemed long-only. Private capital strategies (real estate, private equity, venture capital, private credit) and hedge funds generally fall under...

21 October 2021
Fund Managers, RFPs and DDQs: It Doesn’t Have to be Painful

Not that long ago, fund managers responding to RFPs and DDQs meant maintaining documents of questions and answers accumulated over time, having various people in the firm make comments and edit responses (sometimes even writing...

23 September 2021
Rethinking your due-diligence strategy with non-traditional VCs

Over the past few years, a wide variety of investors have rushed headlong into the world of venture investing, enticed by the lucrative returns seen in the private markets. These investors, who fall outside the...

ESG Data Technology and Ratings
30 July 2021
Navigating ESG Diligence – Challenges and Opportunities

ESG has transitioned in asset allocator’s view as a value driver and not just a risk management exercise. Sustainable investments totaled $35.3 trillion, which is equivalent to around a third of assets under management in major...