Investment consultant Meketa Investment Group met with 67 emerging and diverse investment managers across public and private markets at its latest dedicated research day held on April 13.
June is an exciting month for many, but amongst the rainbow-themed initiatives and parades, it is important to remember that the LGBTQ+ community, and the outside world’s perception of it, has a long way to go.
The road to inclusion within the institutional investment industry is full of obstacles to overcome – a lack of inclusivity, a lack of data, a lack of advocacy – yet some continue to push forward in the pursuit of recognition and growth not only for themselves, but for those that may follow their journey into the industry and look to launch their own investment firm or fund.
Early-stage venture capital firm 1st Course Capital has a healthy appetite for solving the complex issues impacting the U.S. food system.
Investment consultant NEPC continues to see improvement in the diversity, equity and inclusion space for its clients as approximately 59% used diverse managers in their portfolios in 2021.
The Institutional Investing Diversity Cooperative has announced its endorsement of the Institutional Limited Partners Association’s Diversity Metrics Template for gathering diversity data from private equity managers.
When it comes to gender balance in the alternatives industry, progress is “hard to cheer about” as figures are increasing for women in junior positions, while the number of women in senior positions “drops off significantly,” according to a recent Preqin report.
Bell Asset Management has been ringing in the growth as it has nearly tripled its total assets under management in the last five years.
Mercer has appointed Christopher Williams as global inclusion and diversity leader, the firm announced.
This month, we have our second annual LGBTQ+ feature.