PE’s DEI strategies fall short

by Matthias Plötz 14 November 2022

According to Jensen Partners, private equity firms need to assign ownership over their DEI processes for these to bear fruit.

The firm’s, A Movement Takes Shape 2022, highlighted how diversity in the industry still has a long way to go, despite DEI statistics becoming a key metric in fundraising.

According to the report, very few managers have adopted a systematic, data-driven approach to diversity similar to the approach they apply to their core business objectives.

However, Jensen Partners identified a consistent correlation between HR-led diversity committees and underperformance relative to peers on key DEI metrics.

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