Vistria Group Turns to Portfolio Companies in the Fight for Racial Equality

The Wall Street Journal

(October 30, 2020) – Vistria Group is turning to its own portfolio in the quest to address racial inequality after the killing of George Floyd while in police custody and the coronavirus pandemic reignited national debate around racial equality.

The Chicago-based firm has introduced new measures aimed at promoting racial diversity among its portfolio company boards, portfolio company employee ranks and their outside vendors. The firm also has encouraged companies it backs to support government efforts to improve racial economic equality in cities…

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