Diversity progress ‘slow’ for hedge fund + PE houses

Funds Europe ( September 3, 2018):  Alternative investment houses are accused of slow progress in diversity, after research shows that 14% of partners at hedge funds, private equity firms and other financial services partnerships are women – up one per cent in five years. Partnership law specialists Fox & Partners undertook the analysis of figures from…

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Fewer than one in seven partners are women

The Guardian (September 3, 2018): Fewer than one in seven partners at hedge funds and private equity firms are women and progress towards equality is slow. According to a report based on Financial Conduct Authority data, out of 9,957 partners at private equity firms, hedge funds and other financial services companies, 1,381 (14%) are women. Read the…

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Homophobia at work claims nearly double over past year

The Times, September 15, 2018: the number of gay people claiming to have suffered homophobic discrimination at work has almost doubled in the past year. Caroline Field of Fox & Partners explains the causes of this increase in this article (subscription needed).

Financial services failing to promote women

Economia (September 3, 2018): Progress in increasing the number of female partners in financial services has remained slow with women making up 14% of partners at hedge funds, private equity firms and other financial services partnerships. Read the complete article on the Economia website.