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  • November 17, 2017
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    Call To Arms: The Uphill Battle Of Veteran-Owned Asset Managers

    November 2, 2017

    When thinking of the qualities and characteristics that military veterans can bring to various sectors of the workforce, a great deal translate directly to the asset management industry.
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    Dorsey, Wright Tops Q3 Returns

    November 2, 2017

    International equity manager Dorsey, Wright & Associates provided the highest performance among emerging managers for the third quarter, according to a Sept. 30 quarterly performance report from EMM.


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    Herndon Capital Management Winding Down Operations

    November 2, 2017

    Herndon Capital Management is winding down, the firm announced.
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    Meketa Reflects On 2nd Emerging & Diverse Mgr. Day

    November 2, 2017

    Meketa Investment Group hosted 16 managers in its Boston offices on Oct. 5 for its emerging and diverse private markets manager event, Principal Alli Wallace said.
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    Incumbent Protection, Closed Networks Key Reasons MWBE Managers Can’t Garner Opportunities: COF Panel Emerging Manager

    November 2, 2017

    A large part of the reason that women- and minority-owned asset managers are not being given an opportunity in the institutional space is related to “incumbent protection” and allocators’ reliance on previously established networks to identify managers, according to panelists speaking on the State Of Investment Diversity Forum at last month’s Council on Foundation’s Endowments & Finance Summit in New York.


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    Broker-Dealer Drexel Hamilton Provides Opportunities For Veterans

    November 2, 2017

    When Dan Boyle started working on the equity trading desk at Drexel Hamilton in 2011, fresh out of the United States Marine Corps, the firm sat him between two equity traders who had 40 years of experience between them.
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    From Soldier To Civilian: Helping Veterans Make The Transition

    November 2, 2017

    Transitioning from soldier to civilian and entering the workforce is one of the biggest hurdles a veteran will face, but some organizations and individuals in the financial services industry are trying to ease that transition.
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    Kellogg Foundation Looks For Investments Off The Beaten Path As Emerging Manager Program Evolves

    November 2, 2017

    The W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s approximately $120 million emerging manager program has performed more-or-less as expected since its inception just over seven years ago, but the true litmus test for its investment strategies is still to come, V.P. and CIO Joel Wittenberg said in a recent interview with Emerging Manager Monthly.
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    Reports Show How Emerging, Diverse PE Funds Can Impact Portfolios

    November 2, 2017

    Two reports have been issued that evaluate the performance impact that investing in emerging and women- and minority-owned private equity funds can have on investors’ portfolios.
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    Chicago Park Plan To Seek Int’l Equity Emerging Manager

    November 2, 2017

    The $386 million Chicago (Ill.) Park Employees Annuity & Benefit Fund will issue an RFP for an international equity emerging manager, Executive Director Dean Niedospial said.
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    Illinois Municipal Posts Passive Equity MWDBE Manager RFP

    November 2, 2017

    The $39.4 billion Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund has issued an RFP for minority-, women- or disabled-owned passive equity investment managers.
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    Callan Senior V.P. Joins Monticello

    November 2, 2017

    William Howard, senior v.p. at investment consultant Callan, has joined Denver-based investment consulting firm Monticello Associates. Howard left Callan at the end of October, Spokeswoman Elizabeth Anathan confirmed.
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    UVIMCO CEO & CIO To Join Makena Capital Managmeent

    November 2, 2017

    Lawrence Kochard, who recently announced his upcoming departure as ceo and cio of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, will join Makena Capital Management as its cio in January, according to a source familiar with the transition.


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