eVestment Serves as Data Partner for J-Money Magazine Equity Awards

2016-04-26 08:30 2350

ATLANTA, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- eVestment, the global leader in institutional investor data and analytics, is pleased to be a sponsor and data partner of the first annual J-Money Magazine Equity Fund Awards, which will recognize the top Japanese asset management firms and equity strategies and be announced by the magazine on April 28, 2016.

The awards honor top-performance by equity funds in a variety of categories. They are:

  • All Cap 1-Year Return;
  • All Cap 5-Year Return;
  • Large Cap 1-Year-Return;
  • Large Cap 5-Year Return;
  • Small Cap 1-Year Return;
  • Small Cap 5-Year Return.

The magazine will announce the top 10 products in each category and have stories on the top three firms in each category. The awards will be announced on the J-Money magazine web site on April 28th.

"As the leading source of institutional investment data and analysis in the world, with many clients and customers in Japan, we were honored that J-Money asked eVestment to help identify award candidates and sort data to determine the winners of these awards," said Hans Jiang, head of eVestment's Asian operations. 

eVestment helped J-Money identify top asset managers in Japan and managers in the country were encouraged through J-Money emails and web notices to submit nominations for their firms' equity strategies to the magazine over the past several weeks. The nominations closed on March 23rd. To qualify, managers had to have an office in Tokyo.

"We are thrilled to be able to honor Japan's top asset management firms with these first-annual awards and look forward to continuing this tradition in the future," said Naoki Mori, publisher of J-Money. "Our readers are always eager for news and information about top performing asset managers. We are grateful to eVestment for the company's help in this process."

For more information about the J-Money Magazine Fund Awards, please visit the J-Money web site here.

About eVestment

eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment's mission is to help make smart money smarter. 

Source: eVestment