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Of the $424m MassPRIM committed to diverse managers last year, $158m went to four managers of venture capital and/or growth funds.
Many LPs are focusing on re-ups with existing relationships due to the current economic landscape. LPs with dedicated programmes may serve as a valuable lifeline for emerging and diverse-owned managers.
Sandra Hatugari, Follett Parker
The firm, called Follett Parker, aims 'to advise businesses to hire through a considered lens, outside of the conventional modus operandi of recruitment,' the founder says.
LGBTQ+ on a keyboard
In this second episode of our On the Minds of Millennials miniseries, Advent International’s Christina Drakos and KKR’s Brandon Donnenfeld discuss what it was like to come out in the industry, and how PE can truly support the LGBTQ+ community.
The nation’s largest pension system’s emerging manager commitment flies in the face of many other public allocators that have emphasised re-ups with existing relationships.
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Two years after the watershed summer of 2020, managers and investors continue to tackle the challenges of being more inclusive.
Heidi DuBois, AEA Investors
AEA Investors' global head of ESG Heidi DuBois hails the 'game-changing' power of the ESG Data Convergence Initiative, as her firm looks forward to more work on DEI initiatives and a second year of portfolio GHG data gathering.
Dave Stangis, Apollo Global Management
The work to streamline ESG data collection was a key development of the past year, says Apollo Global Management's chief sustainability officer.
Aruwa Capital Management was founded in 2019 to 'address the investment gap that women led enterprises face in Africa'.
The heavyweight Canadian investor details 'notable ESG practices' that it believes will become commonplace in private markets.

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