Emerging/Diverse Managers

5 Questions With Xponance CEO & CIO Tina Byles Williams

Byles Williams founded Xponance, a Black woman-owned investment firm, which offers direct active and passive equity, fixed-income and alternative investments as well as multi-manager strategies focused on emerging and diverse managers.

Small- to Mid-Cap
Illinois Plan Concludes Smid-Cap Value Search

The plan completed a domestic small- to mid-cap value equity manager search launched in the fourth quarter.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Southern City Plan Hires Five Emerging Managers

The city hired two equity managers and three private markets firms.

Windy City Plan Seeking Diverse Bond Managers

Plan has issued RFPs for minority-, women- or disabled-owned core bond and short-duration bond managers.

Industry News
Goldman Sachs To Settle Gender Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit

The firm will pay $215 million to settle a gender discrimination class action lawsuit before it was set to go to trial on June 7.

MRI/Social Investments
Western Foundation Makes Mortgage Credit Commitment

The commitment was made as part of the foundation’s efforts to align 100% of its investments with its mission.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
NEPC Enhances DEI Rating System As Diverse Manager Usage Grows

The firm has $40.4 billion of $1.4 trillion in client assets invested with diverse managers.

Private Equity
Northeast Plan Makes Commitments

The plan made private equity and real estate commitments with two new managers and five existing managers in March.

Hedge Funds
Northeast Plan Restructuring Risk Mitigating Strategies Portfolio

The plan will add six managers to the portfolio over the next six to nine months in a restructuring that will also see staggered terminations.

Private Equity
Midwest City Plan Bolsters PE Allocation

The plan added $15 million in follow-on commitments across two funds in March.