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  • January 16, 2018
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    Panelists Discuss Navigating The Manager Screening Process

    August 4, 2016

    The sheer amount of qualitative and quantitative factors managers need to demonstrate to be selected by investment consultants to win mandates may seem daunting, but there are some larger criterion emerging managers can meet to start off on the right foot when it comes to the screening process, according to a panel at Investment Management Institute’s 10th annual Alternative Investment Consultants Summit held last month.
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    Nonprofits Looking For Emerging Mgrs., Albeit Slowly

    July 7, 2016

    While the overall foundation and endowment universe does not appear to put forth as much effort to include emerging managers within their institutional investment portfolios as public pensions, the tide appears to slowly be turning, according to panelists at the Active Foundations & Endowments Workshop.
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    Public Funds See Larger Mandates As A Positive

    July 7, 2016

    Moves by some larger emerging manager investors in the public funds space to shift their programs to include fewer mandates of larger sizes won’t squeeze out smaller, entrepreneurial managers as new asset allocators continue to enter the marketplace, said panelists on the Public Funds Workshop.


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    Surprise! Family Offices Still All About Relationships

    July 7, 2016

    The family office space continues to be all about relationships, panelists at the Family Office Workshop told attendees.


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    Market Volatility Hampers More Than Investors’ Portfolio Returns

    July 7, 2016

    Uncertainty related to how institutions structure their investment strategies in a volatile market environment is making it difficult for emerging managers to gain traction, panelists said during the Global Equities and Fixed-Income Workshop.
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    Real Estate Focus Shifting To Non-Core Strategies

    July 7, 2016

    Investors in the real estate market are moving their focus toward non-core strategies, creating opportunities for emerging managers, according to the Real Estate panel.
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