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Industry News
E&Fs Rebound In Q2 As YTD Numbers Climb Closer To Even

Most nonprofits seeing returns in the low to mid-teens and year-to-date numbers rebounding to low negative single digits.

08.06.20
Emerging/Diverse Managers
School Is In Session: Universities Begin Releasing Endowment Diversity Data

At least four prominent universities have provided responses to an inquiry from two congressmen about the diversity of their endowments.

08.06.20
Industry News
Education And Expense Key To Liquid Alternatives’ Future Viability: Research

Firms should focus on less expensive products and exposures that are easier to explain.

07.29.20
Industry News
Sustainable Investing Themes Grow With Support Of Government: UBS

Global asset growth of sustainable investment funds expected to continue.

07.29.20
Industry News
Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices Most Likely To Terminate Based On 2020 Performance: bfinance

Sovereign wealth funds and family office investors are the institutions most likely to terminate external asset managers where 2020 performance represents a significant contributing factor to the decision.

07.28.20
Announcements
Current Market Environment Favors Active Investments: Survey

The unprecedented global pandemic has created uncertain market conditions with ongoing volatility that most financial professionals feel favors active investments, according to a new study.

07.23.20
Daily Feed
Northeast University To Consider Fossil Fuel Divestment

A Northeastern-based university will form an ad hoc committee this fall to evaluate divesting its endowment of fossil fuels investments.

07.23.20
Emerging/Diverse Managers
Mid-Atlantic University Releases Initial Report On External Manager Diversity

A Mid-Atlantic university has released its initial report exploring the diversity of the external managers associated with its endowment.

07.16.20
Daily Feed
Institutions Committed To Reducing Portfolios’ Carbon Emissions To Net-Zero By 2050: Webinar

University endowments are committed to reducing carbon emissions in their portfolios, many with the goal of reaching net-zero by the year 2050, according to a recent webinar.

07.16.20
Announcements
U.S. Reps Pen Letter For Increased Transparency About Endowment Manager Diversity

Two U.S. Representatives sent letters to 25 universities to express their concerns about the lack of diversity among asset managers of their endowments.

07.16.20