Burgiss Releases Results From Its Burgiss Manager Universe Through Q4 2013 Covering 5,600 Private Capital Funds

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burgiss, a global provider of portfolio management software, data and analytics to private capital investors, released results through the fourth quarter of 2013 (Q4 2013) on April 27, 2014 from the Burgiss Manager Universe. Coverage includes 5,600 private capital funds representing $3.73 trillion in committed capital.

A chart accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/cache/19433/file/26159.pdf

"Over 300 limited partners are contributing data to the Burgiss Manager Universe. This level of participation is a clear indicator that investors prefer an unbiased, conflict-free third party to manage this type of effort, especially since the data is used to calculate industry benchmarks and analytics that drive investment policy decisions," said James Bachman, a Director at Burgiss.

The Burgiss Manager Universe is an essential resource for investors to analyze investment behavior, return characteristics, and funding and distribution patterns across the full range of private capital strategies, including buyout, venture capital, real estate, energy, infrastructure, and others. It powers Private iQ, a robust decision support and benchmarking tool, and Burgiss Peer Groups - available in Private i and other platforms. The data also underpins sophisticated asset allocation, risk, and liquidity models and supports research by leading academics.

About Burgiss Manager Universe

The Burgiss Manager Universe is a research-quality database that includes the complete transactional history for over 5,600 private capital funds. It is representative of actual investor experience because the data is sourced exclusively from limited partners, which eliminates the natural biases introduced by sourcing data from general partners.

About Burgiss

For over 25 years, Burgiss has been a trusted partner to asset owners invested in private capital markets. Our solutions streamline the investment process, provide transparency into portfolio holdings, and enable data-driven decisions.

Additional information is available at www.burgiss.com.