News from the Emerging Manager space.
Segal Marco Advisors has created an action plan to raise awareness of the current state of minority representation in the firm’s manager universe and within client portfolios.
Focus 1 Associates has launched a weekly compliance training podcast through Compliance YOUniversity, a Securities & Exchange Commission compliance training service offered by the firm.
Emerging manager-of-managers Leading Edge Investment Advisors hired a senior v.p. of client service in July.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on virtually every aspect of life and internships were not spared, but financial services firm Penserra stepped in last month to help.
The National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems and the National Association of Investment Companies have entered into a strategic relationship to bolster the use of diverse asset managers within the public pension fund space.
Investment consultant Verus has published a paper encouraging a broader consideration of diversity at asset management firms to focus on investment team composition.
Meketa Investment Group Managing Principal and Co-Director of Public Markets Research Brandon Col?n recently discussed challenges and opportunities that clients are currently facing as a result of the pandemic during a June 24 webinar hosted by financial services network StoneX.
Georgetown University released its initial report exploring the diversity of the external managers associated with its approximately $1.8 billion endowment last month, as first reported by EMM sister publication Nonprofit News.
While much of the focus since March has centered on how U.S. markets are handling COVID-19 and how federal and state leaders are addressing public health, the virus is a global pandemic that has left global equity and non-U.S. equity managers navigating uncharted territory.
At least four prominent universities have provided responses to two congressmen’s inquiry about the diversity of their endowments.
This month we bring you our annual emerging manager program special report.