The Private Equity Group has over three decades of experience with investing in emerging managers. Our goal is to identify, partner with and develop the next "top tier" private equity firms and professionals, including those firms owned and managed by woman and minority professionals.
Generally speaking, our definition of "emerging managers" includes firms that:
- Are owned by minorities or women; or
- Have not managed more than two prior institutional funds; or
- Have historically pursued investment strategies targeting underserved communities or emerging U.S. domestic geographic areas.
Through our active support of the Emerging Manager Community, including sitting on boards, participating on planning committees and sponsoring of targeted events, we generate a strong pipeline of investment opportunities. This is a core competency for our group, and we fundamentally believe that these firms can provide significant return potential and deliver sustainable value over time.