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Meketa Investment Group received nearly 50% more responses from managers to its annual DE&I questionnaire than last year.
The fund has made three investments so far: a gym chain, a residential property development and a financial technology business. It 'aspires to change the way institutional capital flows to communities of colour,' says alternatives chief Edwin Conway.
The listed firm has added professionals in New York and Copenhagen.
The 54-year-old firm has created a joint venture with a fledgling credit platform led by three experienced women in private markets.
The pension is seeking managers pursuing a broad range of private equity strategies.
The Illinois-based LP has allocated 22% of portfolio assets to MWDBE-owned firms.
Three charts show diversity in US private equity, including details of ethnic group sizes and promotion rates for men and women, from research by McKinsey & Company.
The firm says it is 'currently working on leveraging and expanding our current ESG activities to create future dedicated ESG/impact investment fund products'.
The update on the 'impact-driven' EQT Future fund came in the firm's annual sustainability report.
The road to a more diverse and inclusive private markets industry is a bumpy one, as New Private Markets found out in a series of anonymised conversations with professionals who can be categorised as 'diverse'.

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