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Brightwood Capital Advisors Appoints Chief Credit Officer

Brightwood Capital Advisors has appointed Eric Pratt as chief credit officer.

06.07.23
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Lafayette Square Set To Launch Grocery-Anchored Impact Fund

Lafayette Square is targeting a $150 million raise for its Grocery-Anchored Impact Fund, according to a report on the fund from investment consulting firm Segal Marco Advisors.

06.07.23
Copia Group Names Chief Impact Officer As Buildout Continues
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Copia Group Names Chief Impact Officer As Buildout Continues

The Copia Group has hired Beata Kirr as chief impact officer, the Chicago-based firm announced.

05.03.23
VC Industry Sees Modest Gains In DEI Efforts, Female Representation
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VC Industry Sees Modest Gains In DEI Efforts, Female Representation

Women’s representation in venture capital is trending upward but racial and ethnic gains remain modest, a new survey shows.

05.03.23
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Ember Infrastructure Team Builds Off Rich History

Launching a first fund during the COVID-19 pan­demic was challenging for private equity infra­structure solutions firm Ember Infrastructure, but coming to the table with a team rich in his­tory helped build the firm’s dynamic and became core to its strategy.

05.03.23
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SBO Funds Offer Great Access To Diverse Mgrs.: StepStone

Pulling back on small market buyouts would put investors at risk of missing out on an im­proved number of diverse funds, according to investment consulting and management firm StepStone Group.

04.05.23
Growth Of Diverse Manager Market Requires Additional Efforts From Allocators
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Growth Of Diverse Manager Market Requires Additional Efforts From Allocators

Investors must see as many diverse and emerging managers in the market as pos­sible to back the best, but Fairview Cap­ital Partners says the task has become more difficult in recent years.

04.05.23
Diverse-Owned PE & VC Firms At ‘Record Levels’
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Diverse-Owned PE & VC Firms At ‘Record Levels’

The opportunity for backing woman- and minority-owned private equity and venture capital firms “is at record levels,” according to an annual report from private equity fund-of-funds Fairview Capital Partners.

04.05.23
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BIPOC Fund Mgr. Fellowship Opens For First-Time PE, VC Funds

Diverse emerging managers that identify as Black, Indigenous and people of color can get the support they need through a fellow­ship accepting applications for its 2023 pro­gram cohort that assists first-time private equity and venture capital funds.

04.05.23
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GCM Grosvenor Looks To ‘Elevate’ Emerging, Diverse PE Firms

A major boost was given to emerging and diverse private markets managers earlier this year when the California Public Em­ployees’ Retirement System announced a $1 billion commitment to identifying and supporting the next generation of private markets investors.

03.01.23