Group think, herd mentality and confirmation bias are three key behavioral issues that can impact investment committees, according to panelists during the Resilience: Creating the All-Weather Portfolio session.
Managing endowment and managing university spending should go hand-in-hand.
Lack of information stymies investor appetite for diverse investment strategies.
The alternative class will likely outperform public markets even in lower return environments.
Consequences of climate change and stranded assets must be incorporated into investment portfolios as a risk factor to protect against future downside dangers.
Foundations and endowments need to eliminate biases in their governance and investment processes to unlock more opportunities for women and minority investment managers.
Diversity and documentation represent two key factors for foundations looking to build out or fill seats on their investment committees and boards.
Foundations and endowments may be their own worst enemy when it comes to investing in private equity and hedge funds.