BlackRock Completes Acquisition of eFront – Industry Leading Alternatives Investment Software Provider
New York, Paris | May 10, 2019 – BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has completed the acquisition of eFront, the world’s …
Paris/New York | October 24, 2018 – eFront, the leading provider of alternative investment management software, held its annual Client Forums on September 27th in Paris and October 18th in New York, gathering a record number of 550 participants from across its clients and sponsors.
This year’s conference theme was “Sparking a New Age”, a tribute to eFront’s commitment to ushering in a new era of transparency and growth in the alternative investment sector.
This year marked the second year of eFront’s client forum sponsorship program, and with close to 20 sponsors, it was a great success. The agenda featured a wide variety of sessions on the industry, eFront as a firm, client panels and business solution presentations, as well as keynote speakers including Olivier Dellenbach, eFront’s founder and Executive Chairman, and Steve Nelson, ILPA’s CEO.
Thibaut de Laval, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at eFront, commented: “This year saw a record number of attendees and client engagement, which we take as both, the consequence of the growing value perceived by our clients in our forums year-on-year, and our increasing client base altogether. We look forward to next year’s edition and will work hard to make it even more memorable”.
In attendance, there were a variety of alternative investment professionals. This year’s breakdown was roughly 41% general partners, 45% limited partners, and 14% asset servicers.
The conference opening video can be found here.