Affirmative Investing: Women and Minority Owned Hedge Funds (Barclays Capital’s Capital Solutions Group)

Prime Services • June 2011

KEYWORDS: women and minority owned investment companies, Institutional Investors, Public Pension, Ohio, California, Illinois

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In recent years, there have been an increasing number of pensions and other institutional investors who have expressed interest or started investing in women and minority owned investment companies. Indeed, such investing is now mandated for public pension plans by several states, including Ohio, California and Illinois. However, the debate over these practices remains fierce, while the number of women and minority owned funds continues to be relatively small, even as demand increases.

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