January 15, 2015
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCapital Network, an online marketplace providing qualified investors and their advisors with access to private equity fund managers, today announced that registered members of the iCapital platform now have free access to content from three leading Dow Jones news platforms – Private Equity Analyst, LBO Wire and VentureWire.
The new collaboration directly integrates the content from these publications into the platform, adding relevant news to iCapital’s individual fund manager profiles and also making it available via the platform’s “news” tab.
“We are excited to further strengthen the iCapital Network platform by integrating another high-value layer of industry intelligence with our work flows to help wealth managers and private investors navigate the world of institutional alternatives,” says Dan Vene, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of iCapital Network. “Dow Jones is among the most trusted sources of news for the investment management community and its high quality content will be of tremendous benefit to our members as they research and invest in private equity and venture funds.”
This development expands iCapital’s key partnerships with best-in-class data and services providers, including: Burgiss, a well-respected provider of institutional-quality benchmarking data to the private capital market; Intralinks, the leader in secure content management; Preqin, the leading source of data and intelligence on alternative assets; and Privcap, the pioneer of digital thought leadership and communications on private investments.
The iCapital Network platform is available free of charge to qualified investors and their advisors, including independent RIA firms, single- and multi-family offices and institutional investors. To learn more, visit www.iCapitalNetwork.com.
About iCapital Network
iCapital Network is an online platform that unlocks the world of private equity, enabling institutions and qualified investors to search and analyze the performance history of hundreds of fund managers and gain direct access to a diverse range of private funds, including buyout, growth equity, real estate, mezzanine, infrastructure, real assets and venture. iCapital’s innovative and secure portal makes it possible for top performing fund managers to both source new institutional investors and efficiently aggregate commitments from a network of independent advisors, wealth managers, family offices and qualified individual purchasers. This powerful platform features integrated content and data from best-in-class providers including Burgiss, Intralinks, Preqin and Privcap. The company is led by an accomplished team of industry executives who have raised hundreds of billions of dollars of private equity capital and backed by a group of industry leading strategic partners.