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KKR’s Earnings Fall As Revenue, Investment Income Decline
10.29.19

KKR & Co.’s profit declined in the third quarter as the company reported a loss from its investment activities and a slump in revenue.

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S&P 500 Rises To A Record
10.28.19

Nasdaq gains 1% on the day, finishes just below its record as investors look to earnings.

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Pooled Pension Fund Managers See Modest Gains For Q3 2019
10.28.19

Diversified pooled fund managers posted a median 1.5 per cent return before fees for the third quarter of 2019, according to Morneau Shepell Ltd.’s latest pension universe.

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Don Valentine, Founder of Sequoia Capital, Is Dead at 87
10.28.19

Don Valentine, a venture capitalist who founded Sequoia Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that helped cement the area’s rise as a technology hub, died on Friday at his home in Woodside, Calif., the New York Times reports.

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Harvard University To Pay $50 Million In New Taxes On Endowment, Other Revenues
10.25.19

New federal taxes levied on Harvard University, including on its $41 billion endowment endowment, will cost the Ivy League college $50 million, according to Harvard’s annual financial report released Thursday.

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Chicago Moves to Consolidate More than 650 Pensions
10.23.19

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Pension Consolidation Feasibility Task Force formally issued a report explaining the benefits, procedures, and reasons to consolidate about 650 municipal pension funds throughout the state.

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Beware The Gold Rush To ESG
10.21.19

As a record amount of money flows into sustainable investments, asset owners and fund managers are coming under increasing pressure to prove their green credentials.

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NHRS Realizes 5.7% Investment Return In Fiscal Year 2019
10.18.19

Trust fund assets stood at $9.2 billion as of June 30, 2019.

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New Survey By Eaton Partners Finds Growing Angst Among Institutional Investors
10.17.19

A new survey from Eaton Partners finds institutional investors are growing concerned about anti-private equity rhetoric coming from some of the U.S. presidential candidates.

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University Of Chicago Endowment Grows To $8.5 Billion
10.17.19

University of Chicago endowment grew to an all-time high of $8.5 billion as of June 30, 2019, following a 6.9 percent return for the preceding year.

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