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Paper Examines Ways To Eliminate Unconscious Bias

A new paper looks to help allocators eliminate unconscious bias in their manager research process by focusing on more objective lines of questioning that identify genuine indicators of manager quality.

07.01.20
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Research Key To Equitable Access To Capital

Disrupting policies and practices in the capital markets to improve access, opportunity and prosperity is vital to empowering Black communities—and it’s a challenge that Erika Seth Davies is looking to take head-on.

07.01.20
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Manager Diversity More Than A 'Nice To Have'

Institutions contemplating how to incorporate more diversity into their investment portfolios need to think beyond the efforts as “nice to have” and focus on the diversification benefits an expanded stable of managers can provide, according to Chavon Sutton, director of manager diversity and inclusion and emerging manager strategy for the New York City Comptroller Office’s Bureau of Asset Management.

07.01.20
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3PM Webinar Features Insights On 'What Drives Institutional Allocations'

EMM Editor Matthew McCue took part in June’s 3PM @ 3pm Webinar Series on June 9.

07.01.20
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PE Firm To Donate Revenue Percentage To Antiracism Organizations

Emerging private equity firm American Pacific Group will donate 5% of its revenue to partner with organizations advancing the cause of antiracism, the firm announced.

07.01.20
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NEPC Appoints Austin To Executive Committee

NEPC has appointed Partner Samuel Austin to its executive committee, according to an announcement.

07.01.20
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Callan To Host Virtual Communications Webinar

Callan will host a diverse and emerging manager webinar focusing on virtual communication later this month.

07.01.20
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Blueprint Capital CEO Discusses Suit Against NJ Treasury

Jacob Walthour, ceo and co-founder of African American-owned hedge fund-of-funds Blueprint Capital Advisors discusses the recent lawsuit he filed against the New Jersey State Treasury for racial bias.

07.01.20
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SEO, Colonial Breakfast Series Discusses Diversity, Highlights Managers

As the world in general and the financial industry specifically look to return to some semblance of normalcy following the initial COVID-19 outbreak, Angela Matheny wants to remind people that returning to normal isn’t good enough.

07.01.20
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Consulting Firm Prime Buchholz To Work On Diversity Data Transparency

Investment consulting firm Prime Buchholz will be working to express data around the diversity of the investment managers utilized by its clients in the coming months, Principal and Director of Engagement and Communications Valentina Dingle said, in an e-mail.

07.01.20