COVID-19 News

Industry-related updates to keep you in the loop on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay informed and up to date.

Industry News
Ongoing: Institutions Rebound In Q2 As YTD Numbers Climb Closer To Even

The surging second quarter markets have left institutional investors breathing a sigh of relief as year-to-date and fiscal year numbers—while still not ideal—become more digestible after a gut-punch first quarter.

09.16.20
Industry News
Virtual Due Diligence Benefits Don’t Outweigh In-Person: Webinar

Pandemic leads to better access to top-level staff at investment management firms, but nothing compares to face-to-face due diligence.

08.13.20
COVID-19 News
Verus Warns Against Bold Moves In ‘Challenging’ Market Environment

With a second wave of coronavirus cases emerging in the U.S. and other countries, the near-term future of the market is almost impossible to predict, investment consultant Verus warned during a webinar held yesterday afternoon.

07.30.20
Surveys/Studies
Bargaining Power Can Shift Back Toward LPs As COVID-19 Resets The PE Market: Study

Private equity general partners have benefitted from increasing commitment levels and oversubscribed funds, however, that leverage may shift back toward limited partners as the market cycle turns over.

07.13.20
COVID-19 News
Ongoing: Most Pension Funds Reporting Double Digit Q1 Losses

Pension funds across the country are beginning to report preliminary return information for the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the markets.

06.29.20
COVID-19 News
Ongoing: Most Endowments Reporting Double Digit Q1 Losses

Endowments across the country are beginning to report preliminary return information for the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a precipitous market decline.

06.25.20
Announcements
Institutional Governance Should Focus On Rebalancing And Opportunities To Overcome Market Crisis: Report

Institutional investors must lean on governance-best practices to avoid being victimized by a market crisis such as the current one brought on by COVID-19, according to a recent report.

06.25.20
Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
West Coast City Launches Pension Trust Services Search

A West Coast city has issued an RFP seeking pension trust administration services.

06.23.20
COVID-19 News
COVID-19 Continues To Leave Most Investment Management Offices Closed: Survey

A majority of offices in the investment management space, particularly in the Northeast region of the U.S., remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic leaving many managers unsure about when they will reopen.

06.22.20
COVID-19 News
COVID-19 Hits Smallest Endowments Hardest: Survey

Smaller endowments fared worse than their larger counterparts due to their significant exposures to domestic equity, according to a new survey

06.18.20