Jensen Partners Receives Strategic Investment From JB Capital to Scale Innovative Platform of Talent Solutions for the Asset Management Industry

Investment will accelerate data integration and scale key product offerings, including Jensen DiversityMetrics, Executive Search and Jensen Diversity Pipeline Tracker

Jensen Partners , a women-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm that enables data-driven talent solutions for the asset management industry,announced a strategic investment from JB Capital, a Bellevue, Washington-based investor focused on market areas underserved by institutional investors. The investment will enhance Jensen Partners’ ability to empower asset managers with data-driven solutions that address a wide range of talent challenges, including diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), recruiting, hiring and retention.

The cornerstone of Jensen Partner’s data-driven approach is Jensen DiversityMetrics — the first enterprise software platform to combine self-reported diversity data and human capital management technology specifically designed to enable asset managers to measure, report and improve talent management. With Jensen DiversityMetrics firms can benchmark against competitors, source diverse talent, analyze hiring and retention practices, identify biases in workplace culture and report progress to investors. Jensen DiversityMetrics’ powerful combination of quantitative analytics and qualitative information also powers Jensen Partners’ executive search and recruitment offerings, including Jensen Diversity Pipeline Tracker, an on-demand diverse candidate pipeline.

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“Our data-driven approach gives our platform a clear advantage,” said Sasha Jensen, founder and CEO of Jensen Partners and Jensen DiversityMetrics. “We fundamentally believe data has the power to enable better hiring decisions and instill the accountability necessary to make the asset management industry more diverse, equitable and inclusive. To unlock that power, we track over 25,000 professionals across the asset management industry and leverage demographic, hiring and retention data to help asset managers attract, hire and retain the talent they need to succeed in today’s market. The investment from JB Capital will increase our ability to leverage and integrate data across our executive search, advisory and DEI solutions.”

“Jensen Partners is an industry leader with an innovative suite of technology and data-enabled talent solutions,” said Jeremy Hill, founder of JB Capital. “Given the intense competition for talent across asset management, hiring decisions have become increasingly important for firms. At the same time, investors are demanding more comprehensive DEI reporting from managers. Jensen Partners’ unique ability to empower confident hiring and DEI decisions sets them apart from competitors and will accelerate customer acquisition and growth across the platform.”

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Over the last several years, Jensen Partners has received several rounds of institutional funding, experienced transformational growth and expanded in both headcount and geographic footprint – with locations in New YorkMiamiLondon and Hong Kong. Jensen Partners is a three-time consecutive winner of Private Equity Wire’s “Best Recruitment Company for Investor Relations and Asset Raising,” as well as AltCredit US and AltCredit Europe’s “Best Recruitment Firm.” In 2021, Jensen Partners announced a first of its kind pledge, which guarantees all future human capital searches conducted by Jensen Partners will begin with a candidate pool comprised of at least 51% of candidates who come from underrepresented backgrounds. Jensen Partners’ also regularly reports key industry hiring.

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