St James’s Place selects eVestment in increasing institutionalisation of investment manager selection process

St James’s Place (SJP), the UK’s largest private wealth management firm, has selected eVestment, a specialist in institutional investment data and analytics, to further serve clients with SJP’s distinct approach to investment management.

The FTSE100 company currently holds over GBP115 billion AUM. 

“Having a full understanding of the institutional investment manager landscape is the kind of insight eVestment is uniquely positioned to provide,” says eVestment EMEA Managing Director JP Quittot. “eVestment’s breadth and depth of data and our suite of data analytics tools gives clients like SJP the ability to make better decisions as they work to meet their goals and serve their own clients. We’re excited to have SJP join our growing client list in Europe.”

Tom Beal, Chief Investment Officer of SJP, says: “Since our inception in 1991, our Investment Management Approach has aimed to identify the best-of-breed fund managers, recognising that no single investment house can have a monopoly on investment talent. As part of the continual evolution of our Investment process, we have selected eVestment to further enhance our manager selection, monitoring and portfolio construction abilities. We look forward to working with eVestment who will complement the other inputs into our investment process”