Our Mission

    Pioneering solutions that facilitate exceptional performance in alternative investments

     


     

    Our Vision

     

    An alternative investment industry that is as mainstream and accessible as public markets

    Our ESG Commitments

      eFront strives to set high standards for Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices through its ESG policy. The main components of eFront’s ESG initiatives are the following:

      • For employees: Developing high people management standards to encourage personal development, professional excitement and employee retention, in an international and non-discriminatory setting.
      • For clients: Maintaining high professional standards and fostering greater ESG consciousness within the alternative investment industry through our dedicated eFront ESG solution.
      • For the environment: Minimizing our environmental footprint by continuously optimizing our hosting infrastructure and travel footprint.

      eFront reviews its ESG progress regularly with a dedicated governance up to the board level.

        eFront complies with the Avenir law which aims to eliminate all gender pay disparities in France.
        eFront’s gender equality index is reported here.

        Our Values

        INNOVATION

        We pioneer breakthroughs

        INTEGRITY

        We uphold high ethical standards

        EXCELLENCE

        We exceed client expectations

        ACCOUNTABILITY

        We deliver on our promises

        TEAMWORK

        We succeed together

        History

        FOUNDING YEAR

        1999

        eFront was founded in 1999 as a technology platform aiming to quickly and efficiently develop vertical enterprise software applications.

        EXPANSION

        2000

        From 1999 through 2002, eFront continued to expand its focus, creating multiple vertical enterprise software applications in various areas including expense management, timesheets, and CRM.

        PRODUCT LAUNCH

        2002

        Guided by CDC Innovation (eFront’s investor at the time), eFront created and launched Front Venture, its first software solution dedicated to venture capital investors. Through FrontVenture, eFront brought efficiency to fund and operations management and reporting activities. Over time, FrontVenture expanded beyond venture capital, fully encompassing private equity and evolving into eFront’s current flagship product, eFront Invest.

        ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT SPECIALIZATION

        2003

        From 2003 through 2008, eFront continued to refine its focus, evolving towards a specialization in alternative investment software solutions focusing on fund administration, operations and reporting through its flagship solution, eFront Invest (previously named FrontInvest). eFront also continued to expand internationally throughout Europe and the Middle East.

        GROWTH

        2004

        eFront’s client base continued to grow internationally, expanding to more than 100 clients.

        IPO

        2006

        eFront went public with an IPO on Alternext, signaling the next phase in its development and empowering eFront to begin building an international presence through global offices.

        INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

        2008

        From 2006 through 2015, eFront solidified its presence in and strategical focus on alternative investment needs through product development and organic scope extensions while continuing to expand internationally throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

        GROWTH

        2010

        eFront’s client base continued to grow globally, expanding to more than 200 clients across 28 countries.

        GOING PRIVATE

        2011

        eFront was acquired by Francisco Partners, marking a new phase in eFront’s strategic development, characterized by acquisitions with a focus on North America.

        DMLT ACQUISITION

        2012

        eFront acquired DMLT, the developer of the Investment Café investor portal (now called eFront Investment Café) allowing eFront to expand its features and capabilities throughout the investment life cycle.

        ANALYTX ACQUISITION

        2013

        eFront acquired AnalytX, the developer of the Private Equity Office solution now known as eFront PEO/VC, solidifying its solution offerings for private equity investors. Through this acquisition, eFront went on to establish an office in Belgrade, which now employs over 400 people.

        GROWTH

        2013

        eFront’s client base expanded to 300 clients across 39 countries serviced by 17 offices around the world.

        PRODUCT LAUNCH

        2014

        eFront Portfolio Monitoring was officially launched, offering an innovative approach to portfolio company data collection and direct investment monitoring.

        ACQUISITION BY BRIDGEPOINT

        2015

        eFront was acquired by Bridgepoint, marking a new phase in eFront’s strategic development characterized by product development and the integration and optimization of previous acquisitions.

        PRODUCT LAUNCHES

        2015

        eFront Data Intelligence (previously named eFront Investor Cloud) and eFront ESG were both launched, reinforcing eFront’s position as a pioneering leader in alternative investment data collection.

        PRODUCT SUITE LAUNCH AND INTERNAL GROWTH

        2016

        eFront reorganized its product offerings with a streamlined solution suite. In order to support its growing product suite and client base, eFront expanded to more than 600 employees.

        PRODUCT LAUNCH

        2017

        eFront VaR was officially launched, offering a powerful approach to value-at-risk measurement.

        PRODUCT LAUNCH

        2018

        eFront Insight was officially launched, with the mission of streamlining exchanges between general and limited partners.

        REBRANDING

        2018

        eFront refreshed its corporate image with completely new branding, supporting eFront’s message as it continued to grow over 2018. eFront’s client base expanded to 850 clients across 48 countries, supported by over 800 employees in 21 offices around the world.

        ACQUISITION BY BLACKROCK

        2019

        In 2019, eFront was acquired by BlackRock and began operating as a specialized business unit within BlackRock Solutions, alongside Aladdin Institutional and Aladdin Wealth.

        Global Presence

        eFront is the world’s leading pioneer of software solutions dedicated to the alternative investment industry. With more than 850 clients across 48 countries, eFront services clients worldwide.
        Contact us
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        Abu Dhabi Office
        Al Hilal Bank Building, 1st Floor, Al Falah Street, PO Box 129354, Abu Dhabi
        Abu Dhabi Office
        Al Hilal Bank Building, 1st Floor, Al Falah Street, PO Box 129354, Abu Dhabi
        Beijing Office
        16F Gemdale Plaza Tower A, No. 91 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing City, China
        Beijing Office
        16F Gemdale Plaza Tower A, No. 91 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing City, China
        Boston Office
        300 Washington St, suite 507 Newton, MA 02458
        Boston Office
        300 Washington St, suite 507 Newton, MA 02458
        Cologne Office
        Worringer Str. 30, 50668 Köln, Germany
        Cologne Office
        Worringer Str. 30, 50668 Köln, Germany
        Dubai Office
        Al Shatha Tower Level 24 Dubai, PO Box 502736
        Dubai Office
        Al Shatha Tower Level 24 Dubai, PO Box 502736
        Hong Kong Office
        16/F Champion Tower Three Garden Road Central Hong Kong
        Hong Kong Office
        16/F Champion Tower Three Garden Road Central Hong Kong
        Jersey Office
        1 & 2 First Floor, Forum 3, Grenville Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UF
        Jersey Office
        1 & 2 First Floor, Forum 3, Grenville Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UF
        London Office
        5th Floor 40 Strand London WC2N 5RW
        London Office
        5th Floor 40 Strand London WC2N 5RW
        Montreal Office
        1010 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2R7, Canada
        Montreal Office
        1010 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2R7, Canada
        Luxembourg
        26b Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg
        Luxembourg
        26b Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg
        Paris Office
        2-4 Rue Louis David, 75116 Paris, France
        Paris Office
        2-4 Rue Louis David, 75116 Paris, France
        Seoul Office
        Level 22, International Finance Centre Seoul, Two IFC 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Youngdeungpo-gu Seoul, 07326 South
        Seoul Office
        Level 22, International Finance Centre Seoul, Two IFC 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Youngdeungpo-gu Seoul, 07326 South
        Singapore Office
        Twenty Anson 20 Anson Road Singapore 079912
        Singapore Office
        Twenty Anson 20 Anson Road Singapore 079912
        Tokyo Office
        1-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi Trust Main Tower Tokyo, Japan 100-8217
        Tokyo Office
        1-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi Trust Main Tower Tokyo, Japan 100-8217
        New York Office
        11 East 44th Street
        New York Office
        11 East 44th Street
        San Francisco Office
        400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States
        San Francisco Office
        400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States
        Melbourne Office
        477 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
        Melbourne Office
        477 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
        Santiago Office
        Av. Juan Pablo Duarte, Plaza Trinitaria 4ta planta Módulo 406, Santiago R.D 51000, Dominican Republic
        Santiago Office
        Av. Juan Pablo Duarte, Plaza Trinitaria 4ta planta Módulo 406, Santiago R.D 51000, Dominican Republic

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        5 Reasons to Choose eFront

        Dedicated to alternative investments

        Modular one-stop solution suite

        Market leader

        History of excellence

        Committed to innovation

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