Endowments and Foundations

TIFF: The Endowment Model continues to deliver

TIFF follows the endowment style of investing, broadly defined as growth focused, active management, high equity allocation, and a search…

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Yale taps Mendelsohn to replace Swensen as CIO

Yale University tapped Matthew Mendelsohn, who has been at the endowment investment office since 2007, as the successor to David…

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New Mexico to consider infrastructure finance fund, real estate adjustments

The $34 billion New Mexico State Investment Council is considering a $150 million allocation to a new infrastructure finance fund…

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CalSTRS, ADIA and APG back new clean energy firm

An investor group comprising APG, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi…

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Larger endowments and foundations improve their returns with alts

When it comes to asset allocation, nearly all endowments and foundations have invested into alternatives like hedge funds and private…

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Grinnell College hires for investment office

Valbona Schwab will join the investment office at Grinnell College in September as a new senior partner. Valbona Schwab (provided)…

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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation names new CIO

Leena Bhutta has been named as successor to Jeffrey Heil, who will retire as the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s chief…

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University of Michigan commits to two alts funds

The University of Michigan endowment committed to two San Francisco-based alternative investment funds recently. A $25 million commitment was approved…

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AW Investor Scorecard: Investors commit to PE giants, further diversify credit holdings

Institutional allocators of various sizes have been busy building out their private equity and credit programs, allocating to some of…

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation taps Exelon exec to lead investments

Shanelle Brown has been named as director of investments for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation after leading the DEI initiative at…

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