Trends

Trends
Hospitals Wield Investments To Boost Local Health Outcomes And Economics

A consortium of 72 healthcare groups and hospitals across the nation is helping institutions launch or sustain impact investment programs that target the racial, economic and health disparities within their local communities and provide a diversified return.

04.12.23
Surveys/Studies
Institutions Must Explore Investments At Intersection Of Gender & Climate Finance: Report

Women have access to only 3% of bank loans globally, which limits their ability to adapt to climate change and develop innovative solutions across sectors.

04.06.23
Venture Capital
Funding Females Can Move Needle On Lack Of Gender Equity In VC Space: Women’s History Month

The venture capital space is taking steps to ensure more progress is being made toward backing women-owned and led funds and Women’s History Month is highlighting some of the efforts being made to increase the representation and role of women in the space – but there is still a long way to go.

03.30.23
Surveys/Studies
Independent Schools’ Average Annual Return Takes Sharp Year-Over-Year Dip, Larger Endowments Benefit: Study

While the negative fiscal year 2022 return hurt longer-term performance, good returns from prior years helped to mitigate the impact, according to the study.

03.23.23
Trends
VC Space Opens Up On SVB Fallout, Concern For Specialized Banks

Venture capital investors are expressing concern over the support for specialized banks that have provided numerous resources to the industry in light of the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.

03.21.23
Trends
Assetology: A Look At The Endowments Of Men’s NCAA Tournament Teams

March madness is in full effect as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament began this week with 68 teams from across the country competing for the national championship with the winners slated to cut down the nets in Houston on April 3. While the upsets, buzzer beaters and Cinderella stories will take place on the hardwood, Nonprofit News examined how each of the teams stack up off the court from an endowment perspective.

03.16.23
Surveys/Studies
Short-Duration Benefits Healthcare Systems In High Rate Environment, But Caveats Exist: Report

Given available yields in short rates and “superior” liquidity in the current high interest rate environment, healthcare systems can benefit from allocating new funds to short-term tiers, according to a recent report.

03.15.23
Industry News
NACUBO To Partner With Commonfund For 50th Annual Endowment Study

The National Association of College and University Business Officers has reentered a partnership with Commonfund for help in the development and publication of its annual study of college and university endowments.

03.15.23
Trends
Consultants, Institutions Continue To Assess SVB Fallout

Investment consultants and institutional investors continue to monitor the fallout of Silicon Valley Bank’s recent failure and its ongoing effects on the market.

03.14.23
Trends
Silicon Valley Bank’s Effects On Market Still To Play Out

The indirect impact of the Silicon Valley Bank situation on institutional investors will take time to fully assess as Federal Reserve actions to backdrop depositors is digested by the markets.

03.13.23