• December 18, 2018
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    Milwaukee OCIO Launches Emerging Manager Program

    December 5, 2018

    Capital Market Consultants is counting on its enthusiasm for the “dirty work” of researching and documenting investment managers for clients to play a crucial role in its new program focused on sourcing off-the-radar emerging managers.


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    Seattle Foundation Targeting More Diverse Managers

    December 5, 2018

    The Seattle Foundation is focusing its active investment manager searches on managers with a significant makeup of women or minorities, Chief Financial Operating Officer Kirstin Sandaas confirmed.
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    Conference Coverage

    Holistic Approach To Diversity May Create Stronger Opportunity Set: Forum

    December 5, 2018

    A broader look at diversity may provide a stronger opportunity set over the long term for emerging asset management firms, according to speakers at last month’s first Women of Emerging Asset Managers Forum, organized by Emerge Capital Management.
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    New Book Focuses On Identifying, Erasing Institutional Biases

    December 5, 2018

    Institutional bias is not necessarily a purposeful design, but the consequence of human bias that can be combatted from all levels of an organization, according to a n w book.
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    Simons Says

    Simons Says

    December 5, 2018

    SEC Commissioner Peirce addressed the National Membership Conference of the National Society of Compliance Professionals on Oct. 30. Several comments she made struck me as quotable:
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    Expert Advice

    Guest Column: Advice On The SEC’s Cash Solicitation Rule Risk Alert

    December 5, 2018

    On Oct. 31, the SEC specifically addressed the Cash Solicitation Rule in its risk alert titled, “Halloween Risk Alert.” Well, now we know the SEC has a sense of humor… or is trying to have one. But in all seriousness, when the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issues a risk alert, you should take note.
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    Marketing

    Metis Global Partners Looks To Build Off Successful First 5 Years

    December 5, 2018

    Metis Global Partners is closing out 2018 on a high note, reaching a five-year track record as a firm and surpassing $600 million in assets—including the recent addition of a $30 million international small-cap equity allocation from the Baltimore County (Md.) Employees Retirement System.


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    Clearmark Partners Leveraging The Numbers To Equal Success

    December 5, 2018

    Be it fixed-income or equities, it all comes down to the math for Clearmark Partners Founder, CEO and CIO George Koo.


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    Alternatives

    Sango Capital Management Maintains Focus Through Success

    December 5, 2018

    Sango Capital Management has evolved beyond a simple investor in the African private equity space.
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    Columbus VC Fund Taking Leadership Roles In Midwest Growth

    December 5, 2018

    NCT Ventures isn’t just capitalizing on the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Columbus, Ohio region—it is taking a leadership role in developing it.
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    Connecticut Makes Emerging Mgr. RE & PE Commitments

    December 5, 2018

    The $33.4 billion State of Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds made two private commitments as part of its emerging manager program at its Nov. 14 board meeting, State Treasurer Denise Nappier said, in a statement.
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    Industry News

    FEG Names New President & CEO

    December 5, 2018

    FEG Investment Advisors has named Rebecca Wood as its new president and ceo, Spokeswoman Sarah Wessling confirmed, in an e-mail.

    Wood is replacing Scott Harsh, who
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    Tenn. Names New Equities Director

    December 5, 2018

    Carrie Green has been named the new director of equities for the Tennessee Department of Treasury, State Treasurer David Lillard announced.
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    Features

    Cambridge Hires Director For Diverse Manager Efforts

    August 2, 2018

    Jasmine Richards joined Cambridge Associates as senior investment director for manager diversity on July 2.
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    Industry News

    Dallas Guns & Hoses Appoints CIO

    July 5, 2018

    Kent Custer joined the $2.1 billion Dallas Police & Fire Pension System as its new cio on July 2, he confirmed.
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