• July 19, 2019
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    Looking In The Mirror: Reflecting On The State Of Women, Minority CIOs

    July 3, 2019

    Diverse cios continue to be in the minority amongst institutional allocators, requiring a closer look at hiring practices and building a pipeline of talent to bridge a gap that many say will play an important role in industry-wide diversity efforts.


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    A Road Less Traveled

    July 3, 2019

    The road to becoming a cio can be long and winding and it’s imperative to consider how and why current women and minority cios ended up where they are when taking a broader look at the topic of diversity to further evaluate hiring practices and access to the industry.
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    Capitol Hill Takes On Diversity: Committee Hearing Targets Asset Mgmt. Inclusion

    July 3, 2019

    The establishment of a Rooney Rule, company transparency and education reform can help tackle the misrepresentation of women and minorities in the $74 trillion asset management industry and lead to a more robust economy, according to panelists at last week’s U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion hearing.
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    Conference Coverage

    Leadership & Advocacy Critical To Making An Impact With Diversity

    July 3, 2019

    Emerging Manager Monthly attended GCM Grosvenor’s Consortium
    held in New York City on June 13. Below are highlights from the sessions

     

    Leadership, when it comes to investing with emerging and diverse asset managers, can come down to recognizing you have a voice and can make an impact.
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    Diversity Improves Bottom Line For Institutional Investors: Panel

    July 3, 2019

    Emerging Manager Monthly attended GCM Grosvenor’s Consortium
    held in New York City on June 13. Below are highlights from the sessions.

     

    Diversity within the investment manager ranks at pensions and endowments is about improving the bottom line, according to trustees speaking on the panel, Opening Session: Trustees–Leadership, Influence, and Impact. “
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    Wealth Mgmt. Platforms Look To Expand Diverse Manager Efforts

    July 3, 2019

    Emerging Manager Monthly attended the NASP Pension & Financial Services conference held in Baltimore on June 24-26.

     

    The push for diverse and emerging managers is not only taking place in the institutional market but is gaining traction among wealth management platforms, according to a panel at the NASP Pension & Financial Services Conference.


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    Conference Coverage

    Colonial, SEO Hold Breakfast Connections Event

    July 3, 2019

    Colonial Consulting and SEO held their Breakfast Connections event focusing on diverse asset managers on June 18.
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    Expert Advice

    Risk Alert: Use of Third Parties For Network Storage

    July 3, 2019

    As a reminder, a “Risk Alert” is the Securities and Exchange Commission’s way of giving you a heads up about patterns of deficiencies during recent examinations. They can help you stay on top of your game.


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    Launches

    American Century Investments Launches Avantis Investors

    July 3, 2019

    Global asset management firm American Century Investments has launched a suite of equity and fixed-income investment solutions under a new brand known as Avantis Investors, the firm announced.
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    Marketing

    Glovista Investments Appreciating Highs & Lows Of Firm’s Journey

    July 3, 2019

    Top-down focused firm Glovista Investments is used to looking at the big picture when it comes to navigating the highs and lows of the institutional asset management space.
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    Alternatives

    TPG Makes Investment In Minority-Owned VC Firm Harlem Capital

    July 3, 2019

    Global alternative asset management firm TPG has signed a definitive agreement to make a non-controlling strategic investment in minority-owned early-stage venture capital firm Harlem Capital Partners, the firm announced.
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    LA Fire & Police Seeking Small-Cap Growth Emerging Managers

    July 3, 2019

    The $23.1 billion Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System is searching for three domestic small-cap growth equity emerging managers after terminating a pair of mandates, General Manager Ray Ciranna said, in an e-mail.
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    Texas Permanent School Fund Hears Emerging Mgr. Education

    July 3, 2019

    The $33.9 billion Texas Permanent School Fund received an education on emerging and diverse investment management in alternative asset classes from general investment consultant NEPC and GCM Grosvenor at its June 13 committee on school finance meeting, according to the webcast.


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    Indiana Public Employees Rehires Emerging MoM Leading Edge

    July 3, 2019

    The $35 billion Indiana Public Retirement System has rehired emerging manager-of-managers Leading Edge Investment Advisors to handle its $176 million domestic equity emerging manager program, Spokeswoman Katrina Ent confirmed, in an e-mail.


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    Industry News

    Callan Snags Aon Hewitt Consultant

    July 3, 2019

    Sara Hakim joined investment consulting firm Callan as a senior v.p. and consultant on June 10, Spokeswoman Elizabeth Anathan confirmed, in an e-mail.
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    Industry News

    Mississippi PERS CIO Retires

    July 3, 2019

    Lorrie Tingle retired as cio for the $25.8 billion Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi at the end of June, Spokeswoman Shelley Powers confirmed.


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