Profiles
Yale CIO David Swensen Remembered By Colleagues As More Than Renowned Investor

An imposing figure standing over six feet tall with an authoritative voice, David Swensen had a penchant for forging his own trail, whether it be on his Killingworth, Conn. property or within his philosophy and approach to investing Yale University’s endowment. Swensen, 67, died last week after an almost decade long battle with cancer.

05.13.21
Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Calif. Plan To Conduct Int’l Equity Mgr. Search; Tweaks EMD Portfolio

The plan agreed to conduct an international large-cap equity manager search and broaden its emerging market debt allocation at today’s board meeting.

05.14.21
Equity
Florida Plan Invests In ARK

The retirement system approved a “disruptive technology investment” at its board meeting today.

05.14.21
Asset Study/Review
West Coast Approves New A/A

The new asset allocation increases its equity target by 3%.

05.14.21
Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
Nevada County Taps New Investment Advisor

The plan approved the selection of a new investment advisor for its $613 million portfolio at a meeting today.

05.14.21
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Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
Midwest Police Plan Makes Investment Mgr. Switch

The plan approved a new investment manager in late 2020.

05.14.21
People
Jupiter Promotes Four Independent Fund Mgrs.

The appointments are effective July 1, and expand on existing responsibilities.

05.14.21
In The News
Amid Racial Reckoning, A Push To Diversify College Investment Strategies

Advocates call for investing a slice of college endowments with Black and brown investment managers.

GBH News
SIFMA Partners With Texas Southern University On Diverse Talent Pipeline Resource: SIFMA Invest!

The SIFMA Invest! program and virtual platform offers students enrolled at TSU a myriad of educational, industry research and career development opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in financial services.

SIFMA
Deerpath Capital Closes Fifth Fund With $1.1 Billion In Commitments

Combined with debt financing raised for certain levered vehicles with the Fund, Deerpath raised over $2 Billion in total capital available for deployment for the Fund.

PR Newswire
Hedge Funds Start To See Inflows After Big Drawdowns In 2020

Global investors have turned net buyers of hedge funds in recent months, data showed, attracted by their strong gains and the prospects of higher market volatility as countries recover unevenly from the pandemic.

Reuters
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