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Founded in 1957, AGF Investments Inc. (AGF) is an independent and globally diverse asset management firm. AGF brings a disciplined approach to delivering excellence in investment management through its fundamental, quantitative, alternative and high-net-worth businesses focused on providing an exceptional client experience. AGF’s suite of investment solutions extends globally to a wide range of clients, from financial advisors and individual investors to institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations.

Podcast: A Short Sell on Why to Invest in Alternatives

AGF – Contact: Christopher Adey | (617) 794-7937 | christopher.adey@agf.com


Greenspring Associates, founded in 2000, is a leading global venture capital investment firm that offers institutional and individual investors a comprehensive platform dedicated to the asset class. We invest in established and emerging venture capital fund managers, venture-backed companies across their full lifecycle, and secondary positions in venture capital funds and companies. With offices in Maryland, California, Florida and London and Beijing, we manage over $13 billion in capital commitments across a variety of solutions and bespoke venture capital strategies. Our team has extensive experience managing investments for a diverse group of pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and family offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Thought Leadership: The Rise of the Venture Secondary Market PDF

Greenspring Associates – Contact: John Wuestling | (410) 363-2725 | jwuestling@gspring.com


Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Thought Leadership: Trendsetters –  PDF

Mercer: Contact – Rich Joseph | Rich.Joseph@mercer.com | (617) 747-9540


MetLife Investment Management serves institutional investors by combining a client-centric approach with deep and long-established asset class expertise. Focused on managing Public Fixed Income, Private Capital and Real Estate assets, we aim to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns by building tailored portfolio solutions. We listen first, strategize second, and collaborate constantly as we strive to meet clients’ long-term investment objectives. Leveraging the broader resources and 150-year history of the MetLife enterprise helps provide us with deep expertise in navigating ever changing markets. We are institutional, but far from typical. For more information, visit: metlife.com/investmentmanagement

Thought Leadership: Buying into the Energy Future – PDF

Metlife: Contact – Anthony DeVicaris | anthony.devicaris@metlife.com


Sands Capital is an active, long-term investor in leading innovative growth businesses, globally. Our approach combines rigorous fundamental analysis with inspired thinking to seek innovative, high-quality businesses that are creating the future. By enabling our clients to participate in the growth of these businesses, our mission is to add value and enhance their wealth with prudence over time. An independent, staff-owned firm based in the Greater Washington, DC area, Sands Capital managed more than $68 billion USD in client assets as of March 31, 2021.

Podcast: Sands Capital What Matters Most Podcast: Episode 1, DoorDash 

Sands Capital: Contact – SCV Relations Team | SCVRelations@sandscap.com | (202) 669-2328