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Emerging Mgrs. Must Be Concise, Accurate When Pitching

Emerging manager-of-managers professionals shared occurrences that gave them immediate pause when vetting a manager during The Navigating the Challenges of the Due Diligence Process panel.

03.01.23
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Institutions Ultimately Responsible For Diversity Progress

Intentionality in incorporating diversity in an investment portfo­lio is incumbent on the institutional investor, according to a fire­side chat held at the New York State Insurance Fund’s 13th Annual MWBE Investment Symposium in New York on Feb. 23.

03.01.23
Starting Capital Sources Vary, But Benefits Are Universal
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Starting Capital Sources Vary, But Benefits Are Universal

There is no right way to build a fund. But having personal capi­tal or a strong backer typically helps.

03.01.23
Women Founders See Opportunities But Need For More Action
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Women Founders See Opportunities But Need For More Action

The number of diverse emerging managers are growing in various sectors, however, there are still not enough, according to women founder panel­ists from a recent webinar.

03.01.23
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Baby Steps From Large Institutions Should Lead To Increased DEI

Large institutional investors have begun the work toward transparency and accountability that will eventually move the needle from a diversi­ty, equity and inclusion perspective.

03.01.23
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Investment Firms Should Embrace Diverse Team Skillsets

Appreciation and encouragement of diverse skillsets within a team is a key facet to building and sustaining a successful investment firm, ac­cording to a fireside chat held at last month’s New York State Teachers’ Retirement System’s 13th annual MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference.

03.01.23
SEC Implements ‘Least Impactful’ AMAC Recommendations
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SEC Implements ‘Least Impactful’ AMAC Recommendations

With the Securities and Exchange Commission having stalled on diver­sity-related recommendations, a panel at the National Association of Securities Professionals’ Diverse Manager Forum finds the two recom­mendations the SEC has implemented were the “least impactful.”

02.01.23
Investment Heads Discuss What Markets Have In Store
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Investment Heads Discuss What Markets Have In Store

Political uncertainty and adding value to portfolios in response to vol­atile markets are two main themes for investment heads at various in­stitutions, according to a panel at the National Association of Securities Professionals’ Diverse Manager Forum held in Philadelphia on Jan. 19.

02.01.23
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Emerging Managers Share Success Stories, Challenges

The road to success often comes with challenges that emerging managers must overcome in their pursuit of gathering assets and recognition, according to panelists at the New York City Bureau of Asset Management’s annual Diverse and Emerging Managers In­vestment Conference held on Nov. 1.

12.07.22
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Infiltration, Understanding Will Move Needle At Institutions: Panel

Positive change with diversity in the institutional landscape must come from within organizations themselves, according to industry veterans during a panel held at the Investment Diversity Advisory Council’s Na­tional Summit on DEI held on Sept. 14 in Atlanta.

11.02.22