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The Largest Network of Diverse-Owned Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds

The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) is a Washington DC-based trade association and the largest network of diverse-owned private equity firms and hedge funds. Through education, advocacy and other innovative programs, the NAIC is focused on increasing the flow of capital to high-performing diverse investment managers often underutilized by institutional investors.


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In our data-driven industry, quantifiable information is key to demonstrating performance, value or viability of investment strategies. NAIC has developed IntelligentNAIC to articulate, quantify and capture all member data and present it in aggregate form to tell the comprehensive story about the impact of our members and the economic impact our member firms have on the global economy with hard data on portfolio companies (locations, number of employees, revenues, etc.).

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NAIC Perspectives

Growing Diverse Funds for Greater Impact
Jarvis V. Hollingsworth
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) announced plans last year to invest an additional $3 billion with Emerging Managers over 3-5 years. This came on top of an existing $5.8 billion TRS has already invested with emerging managers since 2005. In this installment of Perspectives, NAIC’s video series, Jarvis Hollingsworth, Chairman of the TRS Board of Trustees, provides his insight into the diverse manager space, explaining why he hopes to see more diverse managers grow their funds, land larger allocations from TRS, and have a greater positive impact on its portfolio.
How Young Professionals Can Succeed in Financial Services
Brent Gledhill
How can a young professional or student looking to get a foothold into the financial services industry best position themself for success? In this installment of Perspectives, NAIC’s video series, Brent Gledhill, Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Banking, William Blair, shares some of his recommendations to aspiring professionals, including conducting thorough research as specific areas of the industry are best suited for different personality types and skillsets.
The Case for Diversity in the Boardroom
Hershel Harper
For there to be greater business and career opportunities for those diverse groups that have historically been excluded, there must be increased representation within boardrooms. In this installment of Perspectives, NAIC’s online video series, Hershel Harper, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust’s Chief Investment Officer, discusses the significance of a diverse boardroom and how the Trust and its members have benefitted from it.