Industry News
Lafayette Square Names Head Of Strategy

Ommeed Sathe joined Lafayette Square as head of strategy on May 4, the firm announced.

06.02.21
Launches
Emerging Markets Credit Mgr. Black Stars Investments Launches

Emerging markets credit manager Black Stars Investments has been launched by a senior portfolio manager of Enko Capital.

06.02.21
Ballast Provides Portfolio Stability Amid Market Disruptions
Features/Profiles
Ballast Provides Portfolio Stability Amid Market Disruptions

In the same way that weight is added to specific parts of a ship to provide balance, small- to mid-cap equity manager Ballast Asset Management focuses its efforts on providing stability to portfolios regardless of the market environment.

06.02.21
LGBTQ+ Managers: The Missing Piece
Features/Profiles
LGBTQ+ Managers: The Missing Piece

Allocators Grapple With Inclusion Of LGBTQ+ Managers As Diversity Efforts Grow

06.02.21
Marketing
Channing Global’s Quality Focus A Component Of Success

Since its initial launch in 2018, international and emerging markets equity firm Channing Global Advisors has seen growth in both clients and assets under management due in part to their focus on quality.

06.02.21
News
Maryland Seeking Specialty Consulting Services

The $63 billion Maryland State Retirement & Pension System has issued an RFI seeking specialty consulting services.

06.02.21
Meketa Hosts Inaugural Day Of Understanding
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Meketa Hosts Inaugural Day Of Understanding

Investment consulting firm Meketa Investment Group hosted an inaugural Day of Understanding on April 22 and April 26.

06.02.21
Minnesota Establishing Task Force For DEI Initiative
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Minnesota Establishing Task Force For DEI Initiative

The $84.5 billion Minnesota State Board of Investment is assembling a task force to address issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion within its investment program.

06.02.21
News
Blueprint Lawsuit Proceeds As New Jersey CIO Resigns

African American-owned hedge fund-of-funds Blueprint Capital Advisors is claiming that documents turned over by the New Jersey State Treasury and Division of Investment were “so heavily redacted, they could not be read,” as the firm’s lawsuit against the state for racial bias and alleged stealing of proprietary information continues.

06.02.21
News
D&I Efforts Favor Managers In Consultant-Led Searches: Study

Firms with diversity and inclusion efforts are three times as likely as their peers to be included in consultant-led searches, according to a new study.

06.02.21