MUNCHEN / AMSTERDAM May 26, 2021 – LeadingMile Consulting (“LeadingMile”), a European, full-service consultancy firm specialising in solution implementation for the alternative investment sector, and CEPRES, the award-winning provider of investment decision solutions for private markets, are pleased to announce their strategic partnership.
This alliance enables clients to benefit from tailored offerings via a combination of LeadingMile’s ability to implement, embed and connect solutions using their top-tier proprietary toolsets and CEPRES’ industry-leading network as well as analytics and data solutions, which are purpose-built to drive better investment outcomes through optimised data migration, testing, data governance and system connectivity.
The LeadingMile-CEPRES technology consulting partnership is a logical step for both parties as it will empower clients to better put their data to work. CEPRES’ partnership programme is designed to equip private market professionals with a curated digital architecture for optimal data management and informed decision-making in jointly led projects.
With CEPRES’ digital solutions for secure data transfer and exchange, LeadingMile clients gain accurate, actionable insights on their portfolio of funds down to single operating assets within a confidential, flexible framework.
“Data access and transparency are critical to our Private Equity and Venture Capital clients’ success. CEPRES’ innovative platform connects over 3,200 counterparties to securely exchange confidential investment data, and our consulting services team is excited to help fund managers and investors transform their current systems (landscapes) and processes with these powerful solutions”, said Martijn Voorhaar, LeadingMile founder and CEO.
As recognised experts in the alternative investment industry and having migrated over €42 billion in alternative assets, LeadingMile help clients manage their data and reduce overall operating risk. LeadingMile integrates all stakeholders in the investment lifecycle, ensuring that solutions adapt quickly and successfully into a firm’s framework.
At the centre of CEPRES’ comprehensive suite of solutions is the Digital Data Hub. This unique technology has made CEPRES the single largest dataflow manager of verified private markets intelligence. The Digital Data Hub currently encompasses transactional data on more than 8,300+ funds, 85,000+ deals, and operating data of $32+ trillion of invested companies and real assets.
Dr. Daniel Schmidt, CEPRES Chief Executive Officer, said “The CEPRES platform is purpose-built to drive better investment outcomes. Our end-to-end solutions for private markets are a natural fit with LeadingMile’s solutions and will allow for more seamless integration in existing landscapes and optimization of implementations.”
LeadingMile is a dynamic, full-service consultancy firm specialising in solution implementation. We focus on the alternative investment sector, also serving the wider financial industry, including businesses in the asset management, wealth, pension, banking, and insurance sectors. Our consultants cover data, technology, strategy, business change, and testing, and bring the right sensitivity to problem-solving and solution provision.
As seasoned alternative investment professionals, we bring exceptional human capital, services, and technology to meet wide-ranging business and IT needs, whether it is system implementation, business intelligence, data migration, project management, BPO and Asset Based Consulting.
CEPRES is the leading digital solution provider for private markets. CEPRES began in 2001 as the Centre of Private Equity Research and was the first to look-through private funds to underlying deal and asset performance. Today, our award-winning online platform connects thousands of professionals in the largest private investment network in the world. While maintaining full control of their data, CEPRES clients have access to a unique range of market intelligence and corresponding tools, empowering them and their service providers to gain true insights, underwrite investment decisions, and achieve better outcomes for their funds, deals, and operating assets.