Room for improvement on DE&I

Diversity, equity and inclusion has moved further onto fund managers’ radars in 2021, but sector data highlights that this mission remains a work in progress.


Staff (all functions and levels) at UK and European private equity and venture capital firms who are Black/African/Caribbean, compared with 80% white, according to a survey of 186 firms by the BVCA and Level 20


Private equity and venture capital firms in the UK and Europe that have all-white investment teams, according to the BVCA and Level 20. Just 17% of senior individuals are Black, Asian or other ethnic minorities


Executive management at North American real estate management firms who were minority professionals, up from 10% in 2017, according to NAREIM