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Vidrio Financial Expands into the Gulf Region Hiring Hattan Jabban as Business Development Executive

May 23, 2023 10:30:00 AM

Hattan will cultivate relationships across the Gulf region and the Middle East with family offices, sovereign wealth funds, pensions, insurance companies, and more.

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Global Allocators Added $144 billion to Alternatives in 2022 - Special Research Commissioned by Vidrio

Mar 14, 2023 5:29:27 PM

Over 1,000 investor mandates were examined to understand where leading strategic allocators were targeting for alternative investments as the pace of those allocations accelerated from 2021.

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Vidrio Financial and Qontigo Announce Expanded Partnership to Accelerate Risk Management Solutions for Public and Private Market Allocators

Jan 24, 2023 8:43:37 AM


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Vidrio Financial Accelerates Growth and Innovation for Asset Allocators

Dec 8, 2022 5:37:46 PM

Firm Builds on Increased Data Manager Monitoring and Portfolio Transparency Client Demand 

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Vidrio Financial Hires Nick Bourne to Lead Growth in EMEA Market

Oct 25, 2022 10:35:09 AM


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Vidrio Releases Portfolio Capability Updates for Asset Allocators

Dec 1, 2021 11:17:04 AM

Enhancements of the Vidrio platform allow for true multi-asset class portfolio management

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Q2 2021 In Review: ESG and More

Aug 26, 2021 1:54:50 PM

We are full steam ahead on the release of Vidrio 7 (V7) and are pleased to announce that the updated Investor Portal, the first release native to V7, is now fully live and available to all existing Investor Portal users. 

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Vidrio Financial Adds Eureka Private Equity Database

Jun 15, 2021 11:36:34 AM

Fintech Platform Caters to a Broad Range of Alternative Investment Allocators

New York, NY, June 8, 2021 – Vidrio Financial (“Vidrio”), a provider of software and data services for institutional alternative allocators globally,...

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Q1 2021 in Review

May 10, 2021 6:39:12 PM

The commingling of public and private investments remains an evolving trend that brings unique opportunities for allocators to diversify investments to multiple alternative asset classes. With this opportunity, however, come...

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Vidrio Financial Launches Vidrio One

Apr 14, 2021 8:36:42 AM

Fintech Platform Caters to a Broader Range of Alternative Investment Allocators

New York, NY, April 14, 2021 – Vidrio Financial (“Vidrio”), a provider of software and data services for institutional alternative allocators...

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Q4 2020 in Review

Mar 1, 2021 2:51:25 PM

While we remain focused on the alpha release of Vidrio 7, we have also continued to deliver valuable enhancements to the current Vidrio solution, and are pleased to share the following summary of Q4 2020 releases. Please contact ...

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Introducing Vidrio's "Coffee and a Conversation" Series

Dec 1, 2020 7:53:22 AM

We are pleased to introduce Vidrio’s new thought leadership series: Coffee and a Conversation, and to invite you to join us every quarter for brief, but informative discussions about the unique challenges and opportunities of...

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Q3 2020 in Review

Oct 28, 2020 4:57:50 PM

Over the last quarter, the Vidrio team has remained hard at work on this year's key initiatives, including important progress on the next generation of Vidrio. This quarter's newsletter summarizes the innovations delivered in Q3...

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Q2 2020 in Review

Aug 14, 2020 10:53:16 AM

Business Update

While these recent months have seen extraordinary global volatility, the Vidrio team around the world has remained agile, working without interruption to ensure ongoing business continuity and adaptable service...

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Platform Release - October 2019

Oct 29, 2019 4:44:58 PM

New Features, Enhancements, and Advanced Analytics

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Espresso Capital provides $5 million credit facility to Vidrio

Sep 25, 2019 9:30:15 AM

Espresso Capital announced today that it has provided New York-based Vidrio Financial, an award-winning financial technology platform for allocators to external managers, with a $5 million revolving debt facility. The company...

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Platform Release - September 2019

Sep 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Vidrio announces the release of a number of significant module enhancements to its Award winning platform

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Vidrio Selected to Support Hedge Fund Allocation Program

Jun 3, 2019 12:00:00 AM

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Top 5 European Insurance and Asset Management Firm Selects Vidrio

Jan 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

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Vidrio Provides $20Bn+ Multi Family Office with Allocation Process

Nov 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

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Vidrio Partners with $500Bn+ Asset Manager

Sep 3, 2018 12:00:00 AM

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Vidrio Engages $500Bn+ European Investment Manager to Provide Platform

Mar 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

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Vidrio Wins Technology Support Mandate from $100Bn+ Government Pension

Jan 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM

The Vidrio platform will support a group within the pension that allocates plan assets to external alternative managers. Manager research, due diligence, portfolio reconciliation services, manager data collection services, risk...

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Top 5 US Bank Adopts Vidrio for PE and Hedge Fund Allocation System

Jun 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

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Fund Technology Issue 5: Unified Systems are Better

Oct 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Vidrio Financial Announces Strategic Investment by XL Group plc

May 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM


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Institutional Investors More Than Doubled Their Hedge Fund Allocations Last Year

“Hedge funds that can take advantage of the current volatility should continue to perform well through the first half of the year,” the report said. “The convergence trend that we observed between hedge funds and private markets several years ago is now accelerating [and] incorporating hedge funds, co-investments, and private markets with drawdown structures.

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Global asset managers pour more into alternative investments in 2022

Capital allocations to alternative investments by global asset managers jumped to about $144 billion in 2022 from about $130 billion in the prior year, according to a report commissioned by Vidrio Financial released Tuesday. Read more and download the report on Vidrio here: alternatives-watch-investor-compendium-2023

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Quant hedge funds see ‘fertile’ opportunities amid structural market shift

Despite the January slide, quant hedge funds remain well-placed to capitalize on the seismic structural shifts markets this year, according to industry participants on the frontline.


U.S. pension funds at the forefront of real estate/infrastructure allocations in 2021

U.S. pension funds came in as the top allocators to real estate/infrastructure in 2021, according to the second edition of the AW Research Investor Compendium that was recently released by Alternatives Watch Research in association with Vidrio.

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Allocators added $130bn to private markets last year

Among the top 10 allocators to alternative investments annualized investment gains spanned 12% to 34%. The new investment commitments put to work, by the largest U.S. public pensions, averaged from $5 billion to $17 billion.

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World’s largest allocators added $130bn to private markets last year, says Vidrio research

Mandate activity among the largest institutional investors soared in 2021 across private equity, private credit, real estate and infrastructure, and hedge funds, according to research commissioned by Vidrio Financial, a provider of software and integrated data services solutions for institutional alternative allocators globally.

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This Private Equity Fund Was the Most Popular Among Pensions Last Year

New research shows the top pensions allocating capital to private markets — and their favorite funds of 2021.


The Surprising Reason ThatAllocators Are Embracing ESG

Boards and stakeholders — not the promise of stronger performance — are driving ESG investing, new data shows.


Vidrio Financial Launches Portfolio Capability Updates for Asset Allocators

These enhancements include more flexible portfolio and manager monitoring service bundles, a more intuitive interface, evolved multi-asset class integration of Vidrio’s hedge fund and private capital markets capabilities.


Transparency and Trust are a Must for Meaningful Institutional Investor Crypto Adoption

We are still a long way from seeing meaningful institutional investor uptake in crypto and crypto-related offering and something as simple as greater transparency will go a long way to providing the peace of mind institutions need.


Institutional Investors Stay Cautious on Crypto, as Hedge Funds Ride Bitcoin Volatility

As hedge funds continue to ride out cryptocurrencies’ volatility, new industry research suggests larger institutional investors remain reluctant to pile into digital assets in any meaningful sense, despite the strong returns generated by managers this year.


Vidrio: Investors anticipate ‘hybrid’ due diligence going forward

Investors are not likely to return to in-person due diligence meetings in the coming year, according to new findings of a survey conducted by fintech firm Vidrio Financial.


The “New Normal”: How Virtual Conferencing Has Optimized Investor Due Diligence During Covid-19

The “fluidity” of virtual conferencing has proved a “silver lining” during the pandemic, optimising allocator time during the investor due diligence process, according to new research by alternatives-focused software-as-a-service and data management company Vidrio Financial.


Investors Bullish on Commodity, Macro Opportunities in Current Market

Institutional investors may look to boost their hedge fund allocations this year in commodity funds and macro vehicles, the top selected strategies from a survey conducted by Vidrio.


Investors push into alts to battle inflation

A new survey of global allocators and LPs found that roughly 20% have yet to make adjustments to their alternatives exposure and are likely to do so as inflation is expected to inch higher.


Hedge Fund Assets Near USD4 Trillion as Fresh Inflation Fears Push Investors Towards Alternatives

Growing numbers of investors are turning to hedge funds to protect their portfolios in the face of inflationary fears, with total industry capital swelling to almost USD4 trillion and more allocators set to tilt towards alternative assets, new research shows.


This Tech-Focused Manager Is Pensions’ Favorite in Private Equity

When it came to private equity, pension funds invested the most money with Thoma Bravo in 2020, followed by CVC Capital, new data shows.


U.S. Pension Funds Led Capital Allocations to Alternatives in 2020

Some $103 billion in capital allocations across 600 investment mandates were made to alternativeslast year, according to a new study by alternatives technology provider Vidrio Financial.


Vidrio Financial Aims New Vidrio ‘One’ Platform at a Broader Range of Alternative Investment Allocators

Vidrio Financial, a provider of software and data services for institutional alternative allocators globally, has launched Vidrio ”One,” its first non-enterprise offering driven by increased demand from a broader range of institutional investors to allocate across the alternatives landscape.