Valuation made
scalable, explicitly targeted,
and far more useful.

Alts-Align™
Portfolio Valuation Solutions
  • High frequency valuation (up to daily)
  • Accuracy to within 50bps
  • Eliminates reporting lag from portfolio operations
More Game-Changing Capabilities



OPX™
Exit Value Solutions
  • Accuracy to exit value [R2=0.87]
  • Fine tunes inputs to liquidity algorithms
  • Quantifies manager contribution to returns
More Game-Changing Capabilities

What We Do

We make valuation
scalable, explicitly targeted,
and far more useful.

Breakthrough Technical Properties

Our Products

Alts-Align™
Portfolio Valuation Solutions
  • High frequency valuation (up to daily)
  • Accuracy to within 50bps
  • Eliminates reporting lag from portfolio ops
More Game-Changing Capabilities
OPX™
Exit Value Solutions
  • Accuracy to exit value [R2=0.87]
  • Fine tunes inputs to liquidity algorithms
  • Quantifies manager contribution to returns
More Game-Changing Capabilities
Daily Valuation of Illiquid Portfolios
in
DC Retirement Savings Plans
Managed Solutions that Codify the Mutual Fund Experience
Consistent
valuation process
Overnight
NAV construction
Traceability
of NAV components
Protection
from dilutive effects
Flexible
product configuration
The world's only comprehensive solution to the unique operational challenges of private asset portfolios in
defined contribution retirement products.
Daily Forward Pricing
The core valuation process is reliably 3 hours or less, and systematically incorporates same-day market information, systematic true-ups to reported NAVs, cash flows, swing adjustments, and all known data.
NAV Accuracy
Entire solution is managed on a continuous improvement footing, reliably estimating to within 50bps of subsequently-reported GP NAVs at the portfolio level.
All Alts Coverage
Scope spans Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure, Private Equity, and various security types, e.g. equity, royalties, offtakes, etc. Models are adjusted based on asset type and observed valuation behavior.
Easy Implementation
Alts-Align for DC is a turn-key managed service that plugs into your existing data flow, even spreadsheets, and requires no software installation. Under configured service levels, outputs are returned as simple additive quantities.
Daily Valuation
of
Illiquid Portfolios
The world's only comprehensive solution to the unique operational challenges of private asset portfolios in
defined contribution retirement products.
State-of-the-Art Valuation Technologies
Codify the Mutual Fund Experience
Consistent
valuation process
Overnight
NAV construction
Traceability
of NAV components
Protection
from dilutive effects
Daily
forward pricing
Flexible
product configuration
Accurate
NAV estimation
Coverage
across all alts
Easy
implementation
Rigorous
product back testing
Case Study

The Journal of Portfolio Management
has published applied research on portfolio valuation at UC Investments.
Read "Innovation in Valuation" As cited by the World Economic Forum and others
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Case Study

The Journal of Portfolio Management
has published applied research on portfolio valuation at UC Investments.
 
 
 
 
Case Study

The Journal of Portfolio Management has published applied research on portfolio valuation at UC Investments.
 
 
 
 
Investing In Growth and Skill

Fundamental growth and manager skill are highly prized, but notoriously difficult to quantify and compare.

State-of-the-art performance evaluation solutions solve this problem.

In formats customizable to fit seamlessly into your processes,
gain rigorous, repeatable measures of returns, excess returns, and attribution of excess returns by company, fund, deal team and/or manager.

Go to OPX Manager Evaluation Solutions
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Cumulative Time-Weighted Returns of Companies,
Rolled Up To The Fund,
With Their Rolled Up Modern Proxy Benchmarks
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Quantification of Manager Contribution
to Excess Returns and its Attribution to
Source of Value by Company, Fund and Manager
 
Investing In Growth
and Skill

Fundamental growth and manager skill are highly prized, but notoriously difficult to quantify and compare.

State-of-the-art performance evaluation solutions solve this problem.

In formats customizable to fit seamlessly into your processes, gain rigorous, repeatable measures of returns, excess returns, and attribution of excess returns by company, fund, deal team and/or manager.

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Cumulative Time-Weighted Returns of Companies, Rolled Up to the Fund, with their Rolled Up Modern Proxy Benchmarks
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Quantification of manager contribution to outperformance and its attribution to source of value by company, fund, and manager
OPX Manager Evaluation Solutions
Valuation as Scalable Infrastructure
Breakthrough Properties of FEV Technology

0.87
R2 TO EXIT VALUE
Accurate

High accuracy to defined targets make an extensible array of processes possible and more informative.
FULL
AUTOMATION
ISO Compliant

Codified continuous improvement and automated testing ensures analytics evolve along with the portfolio and the market.
Repeatable

Connects asset fundamentals systematically to the market using no discretionary inputs.
100%
OBJECTIVE
Fast

Technology efficiencies take computationally intensive processes reliably into the daily environment.
90,000
ASSETS MEASURED IN
˂90
SECONDS
Valuation as Scalable Infrastructure
Breakthrough Properties of FEV Technology

0.87
R2 TO EXIT VALUE
Accurate

High accuracy to defined targets make an extensible array of processes possible and more informative.
Fast

Technology efficiencies take computationally intensive processes reliably into the daily environment.
90,000
ASSETS MEASURED IN
˂90
SECONDS
100%
OBJECTIVE
Repeatable

Connects asset fundamentals systematically to the market using
no discretionary inputs.
ISO Compliant

Codified continuous improvement automate testing ensures analytics evolve along with the portfolio and the market.
FULL
AUTOMATION
Valuation as Scalable Infrastructure
Breakthrough Properties
of FEV Technology

0.87
R2 TO EXIT VALUE
Accurate

High accuracy to defined targets make an extensible array of processes possible and more informative.
Fast

Technology efficiencies take computationally intensive processes reliably into the daily environment.
90,000
ASSETS MEASURED IN
˂90
SECONDS
100%
OBJECTIVE
Repeatable

Connects asset fundamentals systematically to the market using no discretionary inputs.
ISO Compliant

Codified continuous improvement and automated testing ensures analytics evolve along with the portfolio and the market.
FULL
AUTOMATION
the science

 
Systematic quantification of a company's size.
Informed intelligently by the markets daily.
Enhanced valuation and performance metrics.
 
 
Our science targets and resolves core structural issues
that waste billions and limit the industry.
the science

 
A systematic quantification of a company's size.
Informed intelligently by the markets daily.
Enhanced valuation and performance metrics.
 
 
Our science targets and resolves core structural issues
that waste billions and limit the industry.
the science

 
A systematic quantification of a company's size.
Informed intelligently by the markets daily.
Enhanced valuation and performance metrics.
 
 
Our science targets and resolves core structural issues
that waste billions and limit the industry.
research and insights

Repeatable Decomposition of Returns
Published Research
What's in a better benchmark?   Actually, a manager's skill.
Benchmark-Based Attribution in PE, in Journal of Financial Data Science
COVID-19
What is the impact of revenue loss on economic size of businesses and industries? Unique intrinsic value signal from fundamentals to inform managers, owners, and policy-makers.
Custom Research Enquiries
Critical Thinking
Theoretical deficiencies in private equity's "value bridge" approach to performance attribution.
A Concise, Need-to-Know Analysis
Briefing Note
Volatility and reporting lag in DC plans.
Quantifying Prior Knowledge
case study
Fine-tuning liquidity management: no lag and more frequent valuations.
Innovation in Valuation, in The Journal of Portfolio Management
 
 
research and insights

Repeatable Decomposition of Returns
Published Research
What's in a better benchmark?   Actually, a manager's skill.
Benchmark-Based Attribution in PE, in Journal of Financial Data Science
COVID-19
What is the impact of revenue loss on economic size of businesses and industries? Unique intrinsic value signal from fundamentals to inform managers, owners, and policy-makers.
Custom Research Enquiries
Critical Thinking
Theoretical deficiencies in private equity's "value bridge" approach to performance attribution.
A Concise, Need-to-Know Analysis
Briefing Note
Volatility and reporting lag in DC plans.
Quantifying Prior Knowledge
case study
Fine-tuning liquidity management: no lag and more frequent valuations.
Innovation in Valuation, in The Journal of Portfolio Management