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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
Nonprofit News Special Report: 2021 Traditional Investments Outlook

Nonprofit investors are expecting positive but muted returns from the equity and bond markets in 2021 after their portfolios generated solid performance in a year that upended global financial markets and saw unprecedented volatility.

01.07.21
MRI/Social Investments
Mid-Atlantic Foundation To Divest From Fossil Fuels

A foundation in the Mid-Atlantic region will divest its endowment from existing fossil fuel interests while refraining from future fossil fuel investments.

12.18.20
Trends
Investment Management Space Celebrating Holidays With A Virtual Twist

2020 seemingly moved at a snail’s pace and warp speed all at the same time and as the year of interminable days finally comes to a close, a number of firms in the industry are celebrating the holidays with a different twist than they did in years past – through virtual holiday parties.

12.17.20
Industry News
Institutions Trend Toward Private Assets, Active Management Amid Market Uncertainty: Survey

Investors make these changes as they wait for global economy to recover.

12.10.20
Announcements
BlackRock Acquiring Equity Index Manager

BlackRock has agreed to purchase an equity index manager for approximately $1 billion in cash.

11.25.20
Announcements
U.S. Sustainable Investment Sees Impressive Growth Among Managers, Foundations

Transparency in ESG investing from managers is expected to increase as assets under management in the sustainable investment space continue to well, according to recent research.

11.25.20
Announcements
Investors Confident In Sustainability Despite Challenges

The sophisticated demands of institutional investors continue to present challenges for the sustainable investment landscape as more allocators consider sustainability within their portfolio, according to new research.

11.19.20
Announcements
Western Foundation Creates Public-Private Partnership For Utility System

A foundation based in a Western state will lease its steam plant and utility system as part of a public-private partnership and invest a sizeable portion of the deal’s proceeds.

11.19.20
Emerging/Diverse Managers
Two Foundations Partner To Improve Investment Industry Diversity And Transparency

Two Midwestern foundations have partnered with a financial technology firm to survey and assess the racial and gender diversity makeup of the U.S. asset management firms that invest their assets.

11.12.20