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Surveys/Studies
Asset Mgrs. Taking Active Role On ESG In Portfolio Companies: Survey

Asset managers are taking a more active role on ESG issues with companies in their portfolios to influence potential outcomes such as greater transparency, improved behaviors and reduced uncertainty and risk, according to a recent survey.

11.24.21
Emerging/Diverse Managers
Prominent Endowments Urged To Report Endowment Diversity

The National Action Network recently sent letters to two higher education institutions asking them to report and break out granular data on the diversity of their collective $40 billion in endowment assets as it looks to tackle the issue of utilization of diverse-owned asset management firms.

11.24.21
ESG
ISCWG Introduces ESG Metrics List

The Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group has published a list of 12 key ESG-related metrics for all public equity and public credit managers to report on

11.24.21
Private Equity
Southern University Eyes Buyout Commitments In 2022; Approves VC Commitments

A university in the South will place a greater emphasis on buyout commitments in 2022 as its 2021 pacing schedule has largely centered on venture capital commitments.

11.23.21
People
New England College Adds Investment Analyst

A college in New England added an investment analyst to assist in the management of its endowment in the third quarter.

11.23.21
Industry News
Southern University Adds Board Members

A university based in a Southern state has added three new members to its board of trustees

11.23.21
Industry News
Midwest University Seeks Investment Analyst

A university based in the Midwest is looking to hire an investment analyst to work on all aspects of managing its endowment.

11.23.21
Fixed-Income
Midwest University Selects Bond Advisor

A university based in the Midwest has selected a bond advisor following the issuance of an RFP last month.

11.23.21
Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
Southwest Tribe Seeks Investment Mgmt., Trustee Services

A tribe based in the Southwest is seeking an investment firm/financial advisor and trustee services firm to assist in managing its trust accounts and meet the accounts’ investment objectives.

11.23.21
Fixed-Income
Northeast Authority Seeks Trustee Services

A Northeastern educational authority has issued an RFP seeking trustee services, including investment of money, related to the sale of revenue refunding bonds for a state college.

11.23.21