Here at eFront, we are proud of our commitment and dedication to the alternative investment industry. Browse our Thought Leadership Blog to learn more about what’s going on in the industry through a variety of expert opinions, insightful analyses, and client trends.
  • Readying for Risk

    Learn how technology can help asset owners understand their exposures and respond accordingly from Melissa Ferraz, Managing Director and Global Head of Aladdin Alternatives at BlackRock, from her recent Keynote Interview with PEI.
  • Closing the Technology Gap

    Sloane Collins, Head of Product Strategy for Private Markets Technology Solutions at BlackRock, spoke about the role of technology in measuring and managing risk and ESG reporting in private markets for PEI Magazine Future of Private Equity.
  • ESG Opportunities & Risks in Private Markets

    At the NordicSIF 2022 Conference, Melissa Ferraz, Global Head of eFront Insight, spoke about how we are in the midst of one of the largest, and most important, social movements in our civilization’s history.
  • Uncovering Competitive Insights With Advanced Tech

    Natural language processing and machine learning technologies can enhance the scale and efficiency of data processing and offer investors and managers an informational advantage, says BlackRock’s Sunil Dalal
  • BlackRock automates private markets reporting with new eFront technolo...

    BlackRock has launched new machine learning automation capabilities within the eFront Insight platform to minimize the time it takes for investors to receive quarterly reports from managers and gain actionable intelligence from the data.
  • eFront READY for GPs: Maximize value from day one

    As part of our ongoing effort to meet the evolving needs of our clients, we have developed eFront READY for GPs (“READY”), a pre-configured solution covering the full investment fund life cycle and acting as a single source of truth.
  • Tech steps up to enhance oversight in outsourcing

    Technology is empowering investment managers to outsource with confidence, say BlackRock’s Ludovic Legrand, Director and Head of Business Development for asset servicing, and Iain Robertson,
  • Leveraging technology for increased investor engagement

    Technology now plays a key role in the way GPs relay performance indicators and more extensive data points to their investors, this trend is expected to continue into the future.
  • Bridging public and private markets

    Growing convergence between public and private markets is pushing cross-asset class analytics up investors’ agendas, says Melissa Ferraz, managing director and global head of eFront Insight.
  • (Re)building trust between GPs & LPs: navigating a murky data world

    It is no secret that the private equity industry continues to endure a lack of alignment, transparency and standardization when it comes to data and reporting. LPs are still needing to request data from GPs.
  • BlackRock’s implementation of eFront establishes user/provider model

    BlackRock Alternatives, which manages over $200 billion in alternative client assets, has completed phase one of its planned implementation of eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software, now a part of BlackRock Solutions.
  • How to assess the impact of market downturns on your portfolio

    As we slowly approach a year into the COVID-19 crisis, it’s no surprise that we are all living with a new level of uncertainty about what’s to come.
  • eFront: How tech can unlock private markets

    eFront’s Tarek Chouman explains how data and information exchange powered by technology will open the door to increased allocations to private markets.
  • Andera Partners upgrades eFront Invest to manage all asset classes thr...

    eFront, the world’s leading technology solution for alternative investment management, announced today that Andera Partners, has successfully gone live after consolidating its eFront solutions to a new version of eFront Invest.
  • The value of a systems check

    GPs are already bullish on outsourcing, both as clients and investors, largely because their business is not getting any simpler.
  • Brightpoint goes live with eFront solution

    eFront, the world’s leading alternative investment management software and solutions provider, announced today that the Hamburg-based provider of fund management services..
  • Making alternatives less alternative

    Technology has been a revolutionary force in many industries including finance. Technology has disrupted the payment industry, stock trading and retail banking to name just a few.
  • Harvesting Alpha from PE Investments in a Highly Valued Marketplace

    With record levels of dry powder and continuous rise in deal multiples, the ability of private markets to continue with generating exceptionally strong performance is facing a number of challenges.