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Mercer Team Discusses Manager Selection, Due Diligence

Several members of investment consultant Mercer’s team re­cently provided guidance for emerging and diverse managers on how to position themselves to potentially work with the New York State Insurance Fund at a recent conference held in New York on March 7.

04.03.24
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Federal Program Offers Opportunities For Emerging VCs

A federally-backed small business initiative offers emerging venture capital managers access to funding early in their lifecycle.

03.06.24
Private Advisers Rule To Further Burden Mgrs.: Panel
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Private Advisers Rule To Further Burden Mgrs.: Panel

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Private Fund Adviser rule is set to place a material burden on manager compliance efforts, particularly those of emerging managers, if ruled in favor of by the 5th Circuit Court.

03.06.24
Managers Talk Fundraising, Graduation Opportunities
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Managers Talk Fundraising, Graduation Opportunities

Relationship building and communication were critical for managers facing a difficult fundraising environment in 2023, according to panel­ists at the 2024 Emerging Manager Conference hosted by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Employees Retirement System of Texas on Feb. 28.

03.06.24
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J.P. Morgan's Tredway Says People, Relationships Are Key To Future Success: NYSTRS Fireside Chat

Building a network of connections that are sustainable for the long term is imperative in the emerging and diverse manager space, ac­cording to a recent fireside chat at the New York State Teachers’ Re­tirement System’s 14th annual Minority- and Women-Owned Busi­ness Enterprises Investments and Professional Services Conference held on Feb. 15 in Albany.

03.06.24
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NYC Looks To Align Emerging PE Program With Overall Portfolio

The New York City Retirement Systems will be looking to fur­ther integrate its emerging private equity manager program into its overall portfolio.

12.07.23
NYC Sets Long-Term Diverse Asset Manager Targets
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NYC Sets Long-Term Diverse Asset Manager Targets

The $253.2 billion New York City Retirement Systems will ex­pand their emerging manager programs, City Comptroller Brad Lander announced at the Bureau of Asset Management’s Nov. 16 diverse-owned and emerging manager conference.

12.07.23
Allocators Evolve Emerging Mgr. Programs Through Experience
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Allocators Evolve Emerging Mgr. Programs Through Experience

Managers looking for tangible allocator efforts on evaluating and hiring diverse-owned firms heard from a panel on their successes and how they were achieved during the Investment Diversity Advisory Council’s annual summit.

10.04.23
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Consultants Acknowledge Accountability In Diversity Metrics

Consultants have been taking steps to embrace accountability when it comes to diversity and inclusion within their own firms, according to a panel at the Investment Diversity Advisory Coun­cil’s annual summit.

10.04.23
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Diverse Manager Sourcing Remains A Challenge For Institutions: Panel

Involving diverse investment firms in manager searches largely comes down to sourcing and intentionality, according to a public markets pan­el at the CalPERS/CalSTRS Catalyst conference held on June 26-28 in San Francisco.

08.02.23