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Call To Action: Activity Not Enough Anymore

Plan Sponsors Establishing Purpose Behind Programs; Measurement Must Move Beyond Activity

01.12.22
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Allocators Seeking DEI Measurement; Transparency To Follow?

Calls for diversity measurement in the asset management space are increasing, with investors, politicians and regulators leading the push for further transparency – with varying results.

01.12.22
Emerging Managers Find Benefits In MoM, Direct Relationships
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Emerging Managers Find Benefits In MoM, Direct Relationships

The push and pull between direct emerging manager programs versus the utilization of emerging managers-of-managers has been consistent through the years, with an overall lack of movement on both ends.

01.12.22
Industry Looking Beyond Ownership To Define Diversity
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Industry Looking Beyond Ownership To Define Diversity

The investment management industry is reevaluating how it defines and monitors diversity as conversations on the subject continue to gain momentum.

01.12.22
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The Future Of The Non-Diverse Emerging Manager

The focus on diversity within the institutional asset management industry has left non-diverse managers within the emerging manager space in a precarious position.

01.12.22
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Hedge Funds Poised For Comeback?

The hedge fund space is either seemingly ready for its return to prominence within institution­al portfolios or continues to be nudged aside as investors focus on illiquid assets – it just de­pends on what day you ask.

12.01.21
Veteran-Led Venture Capital Firm 550 Capital Launches
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Veteran-Led Venture Capital Firm 550 Capital Launches

Early-stage venture capital firm 550 Capital Partners has launched to invest in startup companies led by military veterans.

11.03.21
Opening The Door For Veterans
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Opening The Door For Veterans

While the concept of supporting veterans is nothing new, its pervasiveness within the institutional investment space and the recognition of veteran-owned firms within the emerging manager community remains to be seen.

11.03.21
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Knight Foundation Discusses Metric Adjustments To Study

Adjustments to how diverse ownership was defined altered the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Diversity of Asset Managers Research Series: Philanthropy study when compared to the previous 2020 study, however, the ultimate end result was a roughly 1% increase in investments with diverse firms.

10.06.21
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Foundations Show Diversity Commitment, Little Growth

Large foundations continue to be leaders in investing with diverse- and women-owned firms, however, the overall numbers have only ticked slightly higher, according to an updated study from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

10.06.21