Endowments and Foundations

AW Investor Scorecard: Allocators finalize $14bn plus in private market commitments

The number of mandates grew to nearly 90 in the final two months of 2020 as investors closed on $14.3…

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Blackstone adds global co-head for hedge fund group

Joe Dowling, the former chief executive officer of Brown University’s Investment Office, has joined Blackstone as global co-head of Blackstone…

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Foundation seeds unique property-focused impact fund

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is among a number of investors involved in the launch of a…

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Smith College to begin CIO search as it moves assets in-house

Smith College announced plans this month to shift from outsourcing its endowment management functions to setting up its own in-house…

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University of Michigan adds private credit, equity mandates

The $12.5 billion endowment fund for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor continues to build up its private markets’…

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The real return driver behind Brown University’s FY20

As Alternatives Watch reported earlier this . . . Continue Reading With a Free Trial Unlock this article instantly, along…

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Rockefeller Deputy CIO to join Wallace Foundation

Thomas Lenehan has been named chief investment officer at the $1.63 billion Wallace Foundation, effective January 4, 2021. He will…

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Brown an outlier as most Ivy League endowments underperform 60/40 mix

For the second consecutive year, the Ivy League endowment funds on average have underperformed a 60/40 portfolio of U.S. domestic…

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Taking a closer look at Harvard’s alts gains

As Harvard Management Company (HMC) reported a return of 7.3% for the 12 months ending June 30, private equity and…

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Mubadala cements cautious life sciences approach with $235m Evotec investment

Mubadala Investment Company agreed to acquire €200 million (US$235 million) worth of Hamburg-based Evotec shares in a private placement, giving…

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