Endowments and Foundations

Seward & Kissel: Investors embrace newer alternative investment managers

Investors are still eager to allocate to less liquid alternative strategies, and at least half of each type of institutional…

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New Mexico re-ups PE commitments

The New Mexico State Investment Council approved three additional add-on private equity allocations within its $31.5 billion in assets across…

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Bowdoin’s Volent to become Rockefeller CIO

Paula Volent has been named Rockefeller University's next vice president and chief investment officer. After overseeing Bowdoin College's $2 billion…

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Investors ramp up private capital commitments by $7bn in February

The Alternatives Watch Investor Scorecard tracked a total of $7 billion of institutional investor commitments in the month of February…

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New research shows FX rates not on institutional investors’ radar

Many pensions and endowments, two-thirds of those included in a recent survey, report that they have no process in place…

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Michigan endowment allocates another $110 million in targeted alts

The $14.1 billion endowment portfolio of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor continues to grow its exposure to a…

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Northwestern University welcomes first female endowment CIO

Northwestern University named the first woman in the Evanston, Illinois-based institution’s history to lead the investment staff of its $12.2…

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NACUBO-TIAA: Endowments face pandemic-era muted returns

While endowment spending is on the rise, the returns at major U.S. university portfolios are down significantly from historical norms,…

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Rockefeller gets backing for climate UCITS fund

Rockefeller Asset Management has onboarded Norwegian financial foundation Gjensidigestiftelsen as its cornerstone investor in its latest sustainable investment UCITS offering.…

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Institutional investors report double-digit median 2020 gains

U.S. institutional investors saw a strong close to 2020 with the equity market in the fourth quarter, helping fuel median…

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