Real Estate
Pan-European Investor Closes Seventh Flagship Fund Above Target

The firm, which focuses on property-backed investments, has closed its seventh flagship fund above its target fundraise with 27% of all capital coming from nonprofits.

People Moves
Midwest Health System Searching For Investment Ops Analyst

The health system is searching for an investment operations analyst to perform critical investment operations functions for all its investments, including retirement plan portfolios infrastructure and affiliated investment programs.

Venture Capital
Venture Manager Raises $1.6 Billion Across Five Venture Capital Strategies

The firm has raised $1.6 billion in total commitments across five investment vehicles focused on venture funds and technology companies behind support from new and existing investors, including foundations, endowments, pension funds, family offices and high-net-worth individuals.

Mid-Atlantic Plan Seeks Consultant To Analyze Trust, ABLE Programs

The plan is searching for a consultant to identify and advise on best practices and trends in the prepaid college plan and ABLE landscape in order to help in setting the direction for its programs.

Private Equity
Southern System Considers Buyout Commitment

The system is considering a private equity buyout commitment with a new manager within its endowment.

Great Lakes University Discloses Credit, Infrastructure, Real Estate Commitments

The university disclosed follow-on credit, infrastructure and real estate commitments made between October and April within its long-term portfolio.

Industry News
Quantitative Hedge Fund Founder & Philanthropist Jim Simons Dies

The founder of the Simons Foundation, who previously led leading quantitative hedge fund manager Renaissance Technologies, died on May 10 in New York City at the age of 86.

Northeast Religious Institution Approves Divesting From Companies Profiting On War In Palestine

The institution approved divesting its endowment from companies profiting from the war in Palestine earlier this month and will look to explore investments that proactively support humanitarian and entrepreneurial companies doing positive work in the region.

People Moves
Midwest University Foundation Seeking Investment Operations Director

The foundation is searching for a director of investment operations to be responsible for recording investment activity and managing asset allocation for its endowment.

Searches And Hires
Southern Fund Adds Firms As Part Of Buildout To New A/A

The fund has added fixed-income, bank loan, international equity and private equity investments to its endowment in recent months as it builds toward a new strategic asset allocation adopted in the first quarter.