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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
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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
Knight Foundation Discusses Metric Adjustments To Study
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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
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Academic Research Within The Investment Industry

While firms conduct academic research to expand on their knowledge of investment management and portfolio analysis, the research is empirical in nature, backed by data, has numerous sources and can most often be found on networks such as the Social Science Research Network, according to the experts.

08.04.21
It’s Academic: Research Offers Exposure Opportunities To Mgrs.
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It’s Academic: Research Offers Exposure Opportunities To Mgrs.

Producing academic research papers provides a unique opportunity for exposure and feedback for emerging managers, however, the resources and time needed to allocate to the effort can be a significant hurdle for smaller managers, according to experts on the topic.

08.04.21
Executive Search Firm Touts Data-Driven Approach To DEI
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Executive Search Firm Touts Data-Driven Approach To DEI

There is material evidence of a change in how the alternative investment management industry approaches hiring, and a new report finds that managers need to make progress in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and make provisions for doing so.

07.08.21
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Rebranded Firm Brings ‘Diversity Of Thought’ To Real Estate Market

Operating with a name that best represents the work that they do, commercial real estate financial services advisory group DOT Capital Advisors recently rebranded while many quarantined in 2020.

07.07.21
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Q&A With Texas Teachers’ Kirk Sims

Catching Up With The Head Of The TRS Emerging Mgr. Program

07.07.21