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  • Investors, Managers Voice Concerns Regarding Texas LBGTQ Bill

    Feb 22, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Some 40 institutional investors and asset management firms representing $11 trillion in global assets have voiced concerns regarding proposed legislation in Texas, SB6, that would discriminate against the LGBTQ community.
  • APFC Focuses On Domestic, International Infrastructure

    Feb 21, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $57 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation will hold panel discussions on domestic and international infrastructure management at its Feb. 22 and 23 quarterly board meeting.
  • ESG, Impact Investing – How Smaller Funds Do It: Part II

    Feb 21, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Smaller sized investors are just as keen as their larger brethren to either create social equity via impact investing or incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors within their investment frameworks.
  • Fund Focus: Q&A With Tides Center Investment Manager Dhaval Patel

    Feb 21, 2017 - Joe D’Allegro

    San Francisco-based Tides' $280 million foundation takes donor advisement seriously. Besides allowing donors to choose from existing impact investments, i.e. projects that Tides supports, it also allows them to start their own mission-related investments.
  • Getty Trust Adds New Board Member

    Feb 16, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $6.3 billion J. Paul Getty Trust has a new board member.
  • ESG, Impact Investing – How Smaller Funds Do It: Part I

    Feb 15, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Smaller investors are just as keen as their larger brethren to use their investment dollars to either create social equity via impact investing or incorporate environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) within their investment frameworks.
  • RWJF Selects New Leader

    Feb 14, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $10 billion Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has a new leader at its helm.
  • HMC Adds Board Member

    Feb 13, 2017 - Violet Baron

    Harvard Management Company (HMC) has brought on a new board member.
  • Public Equities Drive APFC's Performance In First Half FY17

    Feb 08, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Robust public equity returns drove the investment performance of the $56 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation in the first half of its 2017 fiscal year, which ended Dec. 31.
  • Rotary’s New CIO To Reconsider Investments

    Feb 08, 2017 - Violet Baron

    Rotary International, which manages a $1 billion endowment, plans to reconsider investments as a new cio joins the fund.
  • First-Time Private Strategies Take Center Stage

    Feb 07, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    First-time private investment strategies are taking center stage as they garner more attention and commitments from institutional investors.
  • Emory Seeking Directors Of Public Equities, Investment Risk

    Feb 06, 2017 - Violet Baron

    Emory Investment Management, which manages Emory University’s $6 billion endowment, is searching for a director of public equities and a director of investment risk
  • Dallas Foundation CFO Timothy Nealon

    Feb 03, 2017 - Joe D’Allegro

    The $300 million Dallas Foundation is committed to passive asset management and sees no reason to reintroduce active managers beyond those used in some donor-advised sub-funds, according to Chief Financial Officer Timothy Nealon.
  • NACUBO: Soundbites

    Feb 02, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Market practitioners shared their perspectives on market trends and their 2017 outlook. Here are some quotes from attendees.
  • NACUBO: Enterprise Management, Balancing Reserves, Endowment

    Feb 02, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The idea of whether an endowment’s long-term investment pool should be a vehicle for the university’s operating reserves served as a discussion theme at NACUBO’s 2017 Endowment and Debt Management Forum held Feb.1-3 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City
  • NACUBO: OCIO Trend Rolls On; Understanding The Selection Process

    Feb 02, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Demand for outsource chief investment officers continues be fueled by investors, according to market participants at the NACUBO’s 2017 Endowment and Debt Management Forum held Feb. 1-3 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
  • Northern Trust Gains OCIO Client

    Jan 17, 2017 - Violet Baron

    The $140 million Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, Ind. has hired Northern Trust’s Foundation and Institutional Advisors practice group for OCIO services.
  • Fund Focus: Dallas Foundation CFO Timothy Nealon

    Jan 11, 2017 - Joe D’Allegro

    The $300 million Dallas Foundation is committed to passive asset management and sees no reason to reintroduce active managers beyond those used in some donor-advised sub-funds, according to Chief Financial Officer Timothy Nealon.
  • GHR Foundation Selects Its First CIO

    Jan 06, 2017 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $447 million GHR Foundation has selected its inaugural cio.
  • Foundations’ Interest In Agriculture Growing As Sustainable Investment On The Rise

    Dec 23, 2016 - Violet Baron

    Foundations are increasingly eyeing agriculture as an impact investment.
  • WRI Opines On Steering ESG Waters

    Dec 19, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    Gaps within the investment chain coupled with a fragmented industry are among the bottlenecks asset owners face when integrating environmental, social and governance factors within their investment framework, according to a recent report by World Resources Institute.
  • Clemson U. Fund Seeks Investment Consultant

    Dec 16, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $30 million Iptay, has issued a request for proposals searching for an investment adviser.
  • UChicago Launches $25M Startup Investment Program

    Dec 15, 2016 - Violet Baron

    The University of Chicago has earmarked $25 million from its $7.1 billion endowment to invest in startups by its faculty, students and alumni.
  • Broad Foundations Names New Investment Chief

    Dec 14, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The Broad Foundations has selected a new investment chief.
  • Arizona Land Endowment Beats Industry Benchmarks

    Dec 13, 2016 - Violet Baron

    The $5.3 billion Arizona Permanent Land Endowment Trust had a 3.32% return for the year ended June 30, 2016, leaps and bounds above the -0.74% national endowment average published by Wilshire Associates.
  • Space Foundation Searches For Next CEO

    Dec 09, 2016 - Violet Baron

    The $7 million Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Co., has launched a search for its next ceo.
  • Pa. Community Foundation Selects New Leader

    Dec 09, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers has a new leader.
  • UMass Appoints RE-Heavy Board

    Dec 08, 2016 - Violet Baron

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has appointed five new trustees with a great deal of background in real estate development and management to the University of Massachusetts board this week.
  • Memorial Hermann Foundation Selects Leader

    Dec 07, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $80 million Memorial Hermann Foundation has a new leader at its helm.
  • Wash. U Searches For New Investment Chief.

    Dec 07, 2016 - Amrita Sareen-Tak

    The $7 billion Washington University Investment Management Company is searching for a new chief to run its investments.
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