June 10, 2019
GCM Grosvenor’s Diverse Manager Program Profiled in Emerging Manager Monthly
Emerging Manager Monthly’s June 2019 cover story details how GCM Grosvenor’s long tenure, reputation, and scale have helped cement the firm’s position as a leader in the diverse and women investment manager industry. The article highlights GCM Grosvenor’s role as both a trusted partner for clients who are looking for exposure to these managers, and as an advocate that supports diverse managers throughout their lifecycles.
In the article, GCM Grosvenor’s Chief Operating Officer Francis Idehen attributes the firm’s success to being an early mover, and credits the investors who provide capital to allow GCM Grosvenor to pursue opportunities. He also recognizes the power of diversity-focused organizations like SEO, the Toigo Foundation, Girls Who Invest, and others that have helped infuse the market with a pipeline of talent.
Jason Howard, Managing Director on the Private Equity Investments team discusses the fact that investing with diverse mangers is part of GCM Grosvenor’s DNA. He points out that the firm can source opportunities from across its investment teams, adding that nearly every member of the firm’s senior private equity team has been involved in investing with diverse managers in some capacity.
The article also highlights how GCM Grosvenor advances the industry by hosting two events, Consortium and the Small and Emerging Manager Conference, which bring together small, emerging and diverse managers with institutional investors. Read the full Emerging Manager Monthly article here.
About Emerging Manager Monthly
Emerging Manager Monthly (“EMM”) is the only publication focusing on the emerging manager space. Since its founding in 2006, the publication has been the principal resource for this unique sector of the market. For more information about EMM, visit www.emergingmanagermonthly.com.
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