Thank you for your interest in partnering with the NAIC! For more than fifty years, NAIC’s overarching objective has been to bridge the opportunity gap for diverse-owned investment companies.

Partnering with NAIC

Partnership with NAIC provides unprecedented access to some of the nation’s largest and most successful diverse asset managers. Collectively, NAIC members’ portfolio companies represent over 410,000 jobs throughout the U.S. economy. Additionally, NAIC member portfolio companies have headquarters in 36 countries globally with a strong presence in Western Europe, North Africa, Asia and South America.

Our dedicated sponsors enable us to continue our mission of representing the interests of women and diverse investment managers by increasing access to deal flow, publishing compelling research, and training institutional investors on best practices for investing with talented diverse asset managers.

Annual Private Equity & Hedge Fund Conference

NAIC’s annual Private Equity & Hedge Fund Conference is the premier conference for diverse asset managers. The conference convenes the largest number of diverse private equity and hedge fund professionals as well as the top institutional investors from around the world. For 50 years, prominent Chief Investment Officers and the most successful emerging managers have benefitted from attending the NAIC’s Annual Conference by gaining:

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  • Access to the top 1% of diverse asset managers
  • Strategic access to the U.S. Emerging Manager Market
  • Access to affluent, diverse executives and business owners
  • Access to Hispanic-American, African-American, and Asian-American investors

Establishing the Next Generation of Private Equity Firms Symposia

NextGen is a series of intensive in-person sessions dedicated to educating and empowering a new generation of ethnically diverse and female general partners. The curriculum is designed to train individuals who have recently launched a fund or are seeking to launch a fund within the next 12 months. Topics covered include: entrepreneurship, seeding, partner selection, attracting capital, fund administration, legal considerations, risk mitigation and more. Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • National recognition as Featured Sponsor
  • Opportunity to develop and present content
  • Direct, in-person access to diverse emerging managers
  • Advertisement in NAIC MINT Report

Managers in the Market (MINT) Report

The Managers in the Market (MINT) Report is a quarterly compendium of tear sheets for NAIC Member firms that are currently fundraising, have recently closed funds or have funds that are coming to market within the next twelve months. The MINT Report is widely distributed to a growing list of over 100 institutional investors nationwide and serves as a special resource for allocators seeking to invest with high-performing diverse managers. Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Full-page and half-page advertising opportunities

Women in Alternatives

The NAIC takes an “In, Up and Beyond” approach it its Women in Alternatives Initiative. This effort is designed to increase the number of diverse women entering the PE & HF sectors of finance, advance through the firm leadership structure, and, ultimately, equip them to successfully launch their own firms. Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • National recognition as Featured Sponsor
  • Opportunity to provide Fellowships for diverse women
  • Opportunity to develop and present content

Diverse Asset Managers Initiative (DAMI)

NAIC has joined a consortium of financial services professionals, institutional investors, corporate and philanthropic board members, and trade associations committed to raising awareness among public, corporate, faith and labor union pension fund investors about the benefits and opportunities of investing funds with diverse asset managers. A highly regarded political think tank and advocacy firm has been retained to develop and coordinate the campaign strategy and execute the Diverse Asset Managers Initiative (DAMI), a multi-year initiative. NAIC holds a seat on the governing board and is helping to guide the DAMI’s strategy and outreach.

Customized Industry Partnerships

NAIC believes in the power of long-term collaboration to drive real value for its members and its partners. As a result, we have developed customized, category-exclusive partnerships that provide enhanced access to NAIC member firms and our broader network for firms in the areas of investment banking and advisory services, risk management, executive search, real estate advisory, and more. These bespoke partnerships are multi-year, industry specific opportunities for NAIC partners to directly engage in the distinctive community of asset managers and institutional investors we represent.

Ready to Sponsor?

Partnering with the NAIC is a valuable business investment. Become a NAIC sponsor today!