A university on the West Coast approved convening a committee to investigate a proposal to divest its endowment of fossil fuels and reinvest in more environmentally sustainable assets at its board meeting earlier this month.
Foundations considering moving all or some of their investment portfolios into impact investments can learn important lessons from the groundwork that early movers in the space laid as pioneers, according to a recent report.
Allocators and managers that have been patiently waiting for a resurgence to their value equity portfolios are finally seeing the payoff as more cyclical areas of the market have rebounded during the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and continual low interest rates.
As healthcare industry assets continue to grow, investment professionals have reaped the benefits of private equity opportunities and will focus on venture capital, technology-related assets and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to fuel further growth, according to a recent webinar.
In a year afflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic and acts of racial injustice against minority groups, institutional investment management member associations experienced growth within their organizations.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association has released its first report from its Diversity in Action – Sharing Our Progress series focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts in private equity.