• November 18, 2018
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    Features

    The Fight For Attention: Veteran-Owned Firms Find Access To Capital Elusive

    November 8, 2018

    As the inclusion of minority- and women-owned asset managers has become a more prominent topic for institutional investors nationwide, veteran- owned firms have been predominantly left out of the conversation.
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    Industry News

    Mittleman Global Equity Strategy Tops Q3 Rankings

    November 8, 2018

    Mittleman Investment Management’s global equity strategy has taken the top spot in EMM’s third quarter investment performance rankings.


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    Conference Coverage

    Capital Pipeline Missing Diverse Targets: HWW Panel

    November 8, 2018

    Increases in new product creation year-over-year have not alleviated problems experienced by diverse individuals attempting to access the resulting capital pipeline, according to panelists at the Investing for Impact Symposium held in New York City on Oct. 17 and organized by nonprofit High Water Women.
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    FIN News, InHub Launching Free Consultant DB; Issue RFI

    November 8, 2018

    FIN News and InHub have launched a free investment consultant database for institutional investors.


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    Meketa Hosts Fourth Emerging and Diverse Investment Manager Day

    November 8, 2018

    Meketa Investment Group met with 24 emerging and diverse investment managers at its second dedicated research day held last month, the firm said.


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    Ill. Senate Hearings Show Concerns Over Accountability, Inclusion

    November 8, 2018

    Consultant accountability, the inclusivity of investment manager searches and static plan goals and objectives with regard to diverse management comprised three chief concerns covered by the Illinois Senate Special Committee on State and Pension Fund Investments at hearings held Oct. 16-17 in Chicago.


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    Features

    Mentorship Key To Helping Transition Veterans To Workforce

    November 8, 2018

    Mentorship and communication are key elements for initiatives looking to provide veterans with the tools they need to be better prepared for their transition into the civilian workforce.


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    Features

    Semper Capital and 361 Bolster Support, Charity For Veterans

    November 8, 2018

    Minority- and veteran-owned fixed-income manager Semper Capital Management has partnered with the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in its continued drive to find ways to support the veteran community.


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    Features

    Broker-Dealer Academy Securities Leverages Vets For Success

    November 8, 2018

    At veteran-owned broker-dealer Academy Securities, military veterans and Wall Street veterans join forces to put their respective field experiences and attributes toward the betterment of the firm and providing value for clients.


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    Simons Says

    Simons Says

    November 8, 2018

    SEC Commissioners Put Eye Toward Investor, by By Tim Simons, FOCUS I Associates
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    Marketing

    Mt. Lucas Management Separating Itself From The Pack

    November 8, 2018

    Any manager looking to succeed in raising assets for an active domestic large-cap value equity strategy in today’s marketplace needs to stand out from the crowd. The Mount Lucas Focused Large Cap Value strategy has done that through its performance, portfolio structure and investment approach.


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    Marketing

    Sapience Investments Positioned For Investment Success, Asset Growth

    November 8, 2018

    Value equity manager Sapience Investments is positioned to turn recent volatility and market uncertainty to its advantage as it builds out its client and asset base two years from the firm’s launch.
    The Newport Beach, Calif.-based manager does not take cues from the market and is not momentum-driven like many of the firm’s peers, Founder, CEO and CIO Samir Sikka said.


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    Alternatives

    548 Capital Brings Solar Energy, Affordable Housing Under 1 Roof

    November 8, 2018

    548 Capital has launched a fund that combines solar energy and affordable housing.


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    Searches

    NYC Seeking Alternatives Emerging Managers; Increasing PE Program

    November 8, 2018

    The $195.7 billion New York City Retirement Systems will look to hire first-time funds and early-stage investment managers in alternative asset classes as well as commit an additional $500 million to emerging private equity managers, Comptroller Scott Stringer announced at the Bureau of Asset Management’s annual Emerging and MWBE Manager Conference held on Oct. 5.


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    Industry News

    Baltimore CIO Terminated

    November 8, 2018

    CIO Eliot Powell is no longer employed by the $1.7 billion City of Baltimore Employees’ Retirement System, Acting Executive Director David Randall said.


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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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