Emerging/Diverse Managers

Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Windy City Plan Approves Int’l Developed Markets RFP

Plan will consider multiple mandates and ensure that diverse-owned firms are included in a search process approved at today’s meeting.

Texas Plan Selects U.S. Smid-Cap Emerging Mgr.

Plan selected a domestic small- to mid-cap equity emerging manager this week.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Mid-Atlantic Institution Selects Minority-Owned Manager To Handle Portion Of Bond Proceeds

A university in the Mid-Atlantic region has selected a minority-owned firm to manage a significant portion of the proceeds of its bonds issued earlier this year.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Western University Eyes $2 Billion To Diverse Firms In Emerging Manager Initiative

A university on the West Coast will invest at least $2 billion with diverse investment firms in the public and private markets over the next four years.

Industry News
SEC Committee Approves D&I Recommendations

The recommendations will now be brought to the Securities and Exchange Commission for further discussion.

Healthcare Investors See Opportunity In Tech-Focused Venture Funds, DEI Initiatives: Webinar

As healthcare industry assets continue to grow, investment professionals have reaped the benefits of private equity opportunities and will focus on venture capital, technology-related assets and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to fuel further growth, according to a recent webinar.

HSBC Finances Launch Of Women-Owned Asset Management Firm

HSBC Asset Management has acquired a minority stake in a U.S.-based ESG and diversity and inclusion focused consulting firm, which will become a female-owned asset management firm focused on ESG investment opportunities for institutional and wealth management clients, the firm announced.

Northeast Plan Bolsters Private Markets Portfolio

The plan disclosed two private markets commitments in May.

Midwest Foundation Adds Director Of Investments

A foundation in the Midwest hired a director of investments last week to focus on public equities.

Real Assets
Texas Plan Approves Real Assets Search

Plan directed its general investment consultant to return with a search on “best ideas” real assets strategies.