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Black-Owned Investment Firm Blaylock Van Increases Portfolio Diversity For Clients

Black-Owned Investment Firm Blaylock Van Increases Portfolio Diversity For Clients

Blaylock Van, LLC, the longest operating Black-owned investment banking firm in the U.S., said this week that it has helped investment managers, funds and companies gain exposure to diversity and growth during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Blaylock Van's Pandemic Response: Blaylock Van is a destination for direct market access to more than 40 worldwide exchanges and proprietary research.

Blaylock Van is certified by New York, Wisconsin and the National Minority Supplier Development Council as a Minority Business Enterprise. 

Blaylock Van recognized the pandemic’s toll on businesses, governments and markets and offered advanced capabilities in corporate banking, equity and debt underwriting, real estate financing, and investment opportunities to assist those hard hit by the pandemic, the firm said. 

CEO Says Firm Well-Positioned: “More and more clients are reaching out in need of thoughtful solutions for their businesses and funds going forward. Fortunately, we are well-positioned to help firms and governments affected by the pandemic as well as those seeking to solidify their inclusion of African American diversity firms,” Eric Van Standifer, the CEO and president of Blaylock Van, said in a statement. 

“Our client base ranges from investment managers to municipalities, and from pension funds to family offices, and our highly qualified team delivers expertise in supporting diverse growth opportunities. We also have a team of professionals with experience in advising CDFIs and MDIs, helping these institutions leverage their capital in efficient ways to address affordable housing programs and lending to communities of color.”

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