Alternatives

Industry News
Investors Continue Planned Increases To Private Market Allocations: Survey

Private equity funds were top of the list for investors’s planned allocations.

01.14.21
Industry News
Nonprofit News Special Report: 2021 Alternative Investments Outlook

Alternatives will play an even more critical role in helping nonprofits reach spending plus inflation targets in 2021 as they seek income and downside protection that low-yielding bonds markets and equity markets cannot.

01.14.21
Industry News
Ivy Investment Head Leaves For Blackstone

The investment head of an Ivy League institution has joined an alternatives investment manager as its global co-head focused on investment activities.

01.13.21
Consultant/OCIO/Discretionary
Midwest Plan Posts Consultant RFP

Plan has issued an RFP in search of general, real estate and/or private equity consulting services.

01.13.21
People
Connecticut CIO To Depart

CIO Laurie Martin is departing the system for a new opportunity.

01.13.21
Consultant/OCIO/Discretionary
Calif. County Targets New RE Consultant

The plan’s incumbent real estate consultant did not respond to an RFP issued due to its contract expiration.

01.11.21
International / Global / EAFE / Emerging Markets
Southern Teachers Plan Begins Int’l Small-Cap Search

The plan is searching for international small-cap managers due to incumbent contract expirations.

01.08.21
Alternatives
Midwest Plan Conducts VC Search; Adds Commitments

A Midwestern plan agreed to conduct a venture capital search and added two commitments at its board meeting yesterday.

01.08.21
Surveys/Studies
Growth Assets & Private Markets Provide High 2020 Returns For Mega Endowments: NEPC

Top endowments showed strong returns in 2020 because of bias toward technology in both public and private markets and other factors.

01.07.21
Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Great Lakes Plan Concludes Int’l Value Search

A plan in the Great Lakes region selected a new international value equity manager to replace a firm terminated last year.

01.06.21