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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    2019 A Look Inside Emerging Manager Program Supplement

    January 10, 2019

    Emerging Manager Monthly has compiled information on 34 public funds utilizing emerging manager-of-managers and 18 public funds with direct emerging manager programs for our 2019 special report on emerging manager programs.
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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    Should Emerging Managers Be Getting A Bigger Piece Of The Pie?

    January 10, 2019

    The emerging manager space offers a proving ground for talented diverse and emerging firms, though headwinds and new capital constraints into the space may be preventing more direct growth for successful firms.
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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    Managers-of-Managers Taking Different Approaches To Relevancy

    January 10, 2019

    The manager-of-managers space has faced its own headwinds in recent years as public pensions began to move toward direct programs—often at the advice of their investment consultants, which have been working to enhance the perception of their own research into smaller, emerging and women- and minority-owned managers.


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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    Managers-of-Managers Still Provide Path For Firms Amid Changing Landscape

    January 10, 2019

    While crafting outreach and marketing materials and reaching out to investment consultants and institutional investors have been essential stepping stones for emerging managers to gain momentum in the space, managers agreed that in a continuously evolving landscape, managers-of-managers often remain the best place to start when raising assets. 
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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    Diverse Manager Heads Represent Positive Step For Managers Navigating Institutional Marketplace

    January 10, 2019

    The addition of dedicated investment professionals focused on the diverse and emerging manager space at institutional investor and consulting firms is leaving investment managers and managers-of-managers with some optimism for increased inclusion.
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    A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs

    Diversity Takes Center Stage In Emerging Mgr. Space

    January 10, 2019

    Diversity was arguably the biggest topic of 2018 across all facets of industry, with the focus also impacting the institutional asset management space as investment consultants worked to expand their research on women- and minority-owned managers, pension funds bolstered their internal staffing resources and managers themselves looked to leverage the interest into results.


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    Simons Says

    Simons Says

    January 10, 2019

    On Dec. 20, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), released its examination priorities for 2019.


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    Launches

    Runde & Co. Move Into International Equity Strategies Paying Dividends

    January 10, 2019

    Runde & Co. has launched an international small-cap value equity strategy that has already received initial funding from manager-of-managers FIS Group.
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    Marketing

    Bayard Sees Long-Term Benefits Following First Major Inst’l Capital

    January 10, 2019

    Global equity manager Bayard Asset Management has serendipity to thank for its initial introduction to emerging manager-of-managers FIS Group, from which the firm received a sizeable allocation in early 2018. Now, the firm is beginning to reap the benefits.


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    Searches

    Haverford Adds Diversity Provision To Investment Policy Statement

    January 10, 2019

    Haverford College approved a revision to its investment policy statement that codifies its inclusion of diversity as a factor for review with investment managers during its due diligence process, according to its 2018 endowment letter.


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    Searches

    LACERA Preps Fixed-Income Emerging Manager Search

    January 10, 2019

    The $55.4 billion Los Angeles County (Calif.) Employees Retirement Association anticipates issuing an RFP for fixed-income emerging managers this month.


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    Industry News

    Chicago Police Loses CIO

    January 10, 2019

    Aoifinn Devitt has resigned as cio of the $2.6 billion Chicago Police-men’s Annuity and Benefit Fund, effective Jan. 4, according to an automatic e-mail response.
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