Emerging/Diverse Managers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

Windy City Plan Eyes Core-Plus Bond Mgr. Hire

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

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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