Independent performance calculations

Using Pevara to calculate invested fund performance and returns provides an independent and consistent view of private equity performance, reducing your organization’s reliance on GP presentations and external advisors. read more...

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is the Pevara Private Equity Index?

A: Every quarter Pevara calculates the aggregate return of the funds within the index sample.  The Index is further broken down to show a return for the Buyout and Venture Capital strategies.

 

Q: How does Pevara obtain data for the benchmarks?

A:  All of the Pevara data is sourced from actual limited partner cash flows.  Pevara does not use surveys or rely on the Freedom of Information Act to source its data.

 

Q: I’d like to contribute data to the Pevara Private Equity Index.  What should I do?

A: Contact a Pevara data specialist by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and they’ll discuss the process with you.

  

Q: Is it safe for me to upload my portfolio data to Pevara?

A: Pevara has been developed to provide unique and secure areas for each client to ensure the confidentiality of our users and contributors.

 

Q: I noticed Pevara is an eFront company.  Do I need to be an eFront customer to use Pevara?

A: No.  Pevara clients use a range of back office systems, Excel and third party administrators (TPA) to help manage their data.  There are no existing software requirements to become a Pevara user.

 

Q: What happens if I have problems using the application?

A:  Pevara has been designed in conjunction with user experience specialists to ensure it is as easy to use as possible.  However, if you do experience issues please contact a member of This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will be happy to assist.  

 

Q: Do I need to install anything or consult my IT team to use Pevara?

A: Pevara works through all major web browsers with no installation required.  For the best experience we recommend you use either FireFox 5.0+, Google Chrome or IE9+.

 

Q: Can I join the Pevara advisory board?

A:  You can enquire about potential vacancies by dropping us a line or sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Q: Do you sponsor industry events?

A: We regularly sponsor and speak at industry events.  Check out the events page for more details on upcoming events where you can see Pevara demonstrations and speak to Pevara representatives.