Emerging/Diverse Managers

Private Equity
Calif. Plan Adds PE Commitments; Reviewing Small-Cap EM Responses
11.18.19

A California pension plan added a pair of private equity commitments and will review responses in its ongoing search for domestic small-cap equity emerging managers.

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Core-Plus
Windy City Plan Concludes Core-Plus Bond MWDBE Mgr. Search
11.01.19

A pension plan in the Windy City has completed its domestic core-plus fixed-income minority-, women- and disabled-owned manager search.

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Trend News
NEPC Unveils The Future Fundamentals Of Investing
10.28.19

Sustainability, diversity and inclusion and innovation are the three largest drivers for investment success moving forward, according to investment consultant NEPC.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
NACUBO Responds To Congress’ Call For Increased Endowment Mgmt. Diversity
10.24.19

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) “is keenly focused on the importance of diversity in asset management positions, as well as diversity in the business officer profession as a whole,” according to a letter from President and CEO Susan Whealler Johnston in response to a letter from six members of Congress that requested the association take a closer look at diversity in endowment management.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
CalPERS Guts Emerging MoM Program
10.22.19

CalPERS’ move to lower risk means massive hit to emerging manager program.

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Emerging/Diverse Managers
Southern Plan To Issue Emerging MoM RFI, Potential RFP To Follow
10.17.19

A Southern pension plan will issue an emerging manager-of-managers RFI in the coming days.

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Emerging/Diverse Managers
NYC To Invest $1.5B In Early-Stage And First-Time Funds
10.11.19
The $207.9 billion New York City Retirement Systems will invest $1.5 billion with early-stage and
Private Equity / Venture Capital
Wisconsin Plan Posts Private Equity FoF RFPs
10.07.19

A Wisconsin pension plan has issued fund-of-funds RFPs in three private equity strategies.

Fixed-Income
Windy City Plan Eyes Core-Plus Bond Mgr. Hire
10.03.19

A Windy City pension plan expects to make a hire in its MWDBE core-plus bond manager search later this month.

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Conference Coverage
F&Es Must Eliminate Biases In Governance And Investment Processes To Help Emerging Managers: Panel
09.26.19

Foundations and endowments need to eliminate biases in their governance and investment processes to unlock more opportunities for women and minority investment managers.

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