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Vidrio Financial Scores Three Nominations in US Credit Awards 2024

The Private Equity Wire US Credit Awards 2024 program has shortlisted Vidrio Financial in three categories. We are super excited to be nominated and hope you take the survey to increase our chances of winning in these categories. Full details are below.

By: David Barry, Director of Marketing, Vidrio Financial

US Credit Awards 2024 Vidrio Financial Shortlist

As we move into the second half of 2024, Vidrio Financial is pleased to announce that we have been nominated in three categories for the Private Equity Wire US Credit Awards.

The Private Equity Wire US Credit Awards recognize outstanding service and solution providers (like Vidrio Financial) who assist investors in navigating and reporting on the rise in private credit allocations. The three categories that Vidrio has been nominated for are:

- Data Provider of the Year – Analytics & Insights.
- Managed Service Provider of the Year.
- Portfolio Management System of the Year.


Vote for Vidrio today by accessing the following survey and paying particular attention to questions 15, 28, and 30.

Gygmy Gonnot, Head of Client Solutions, Vidrio Financial stated, “Vidrio’s level of innovation and scalability over the last year has strengthened considerably to meet allocators' growing needs in private markets, particularly in private credit. It is clear that increased allocations to private markets require improved technology and tools to improve decision-making across a new breed of multi-asset class portfolios.  We believe Vidrio is well-positioned to serve institutional investors targeting these blended private market allocations by combining advanced software tools and data management intelligence. Ultimately clients will benefit from increased time savings, cost reductions and improved operational control.” Gonnot went on to say, “Vidrio appreciates being recognized by the judges of the Private Equity Wire US Credit awards, and we hope those allocators looking to improve their private market intelligence will look to Vidrio as a partner in the future.”

Over the last year, Vidrio’s data management solution, and the services to cover a 360-degree total portfolio approach, have been grabbing the attention of allocators that demand greater transparency and accuracy in their institutional portfolio reporting. Vidrio can deliver a scalable data management solution to allocators that reduces collection time by identifying, normalizing, enriching, and reconciling data for better alternative investment intelligence and multi-asset class clarity.

Vidrio’s premiere risk management system allows investors to run portfolio stress tests across various historical scenarios or factor shocks while learning how interest rates, volatility, inflation and more can impact multi-asset class portfolio risk and performance.

Our team further assists investors by ensuring valuation data is regularly reconciled and crystalized to the official book of records. When considering private market allocations, Vidrio provides clients with a solution for improved cashflow analytics, (IRR, MIRR) while providing a single destination for tracking all terms and conditions for private capital market funds. Vidrio also integrates seamlessly with third-party databases like Eurekahedge and Preqin to provide even greater reporting power for this asset class.

There are only a few more weeks left before the votes are tallied and the winners are announced, so please be sure to vote below for Vidrio Financial in questions 15, 28, and 30 in the survey link below.


Your vote is important to our team and the efforts that we’re helping to drive to asset managers, OCIOs, family offices, pensions and foundations, endowments, sovereign wealth firms, and more. We thank you for your vote and look forward to seeing our friends, colleagues, and partners at the main event in September.

As always if you are an allocator looking for assistance in optimizing your data collection operations or simply want to learn how Vidrio can support your future growth please reach out and book a demo with our business development team today. You can begin here.

David Barry
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David Barry

David joined Vidrio in the summer of 2022 as the Director of Marketing based in New York.

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