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  • Jul 25, 2014 - Kimberly Chin

    Gates Foundation Shuffles Top With CFO, COO Appointments

    The roughly $40 billion Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced that Jim Bromley will succeed Richard Henriques in the role of chief financial officer.
  • Jul 25, 2014 - Jabez Grant

    Investors Will Continue Traditional Assets Drive In Q3-Q4, 2014

    Plan sponsors are holding fast to traditional asset classes as a sound investment strategy. The responses to the latest Asset Review Forecast (ARF)—iiSEARCHES’ quarterly survey of plan sponsors—indicate that equities and fixed income will most likely see commitments in the coming two quarters. The only change from the previous surveys is a more robust interest in fixed income: the latest survey indicates that interest in the asset class has increased by 20.4 percentage points, with U.S. and international equities also seeing increased interest by 18.4 percentage points and 15.4 percentage points, respectively.

Searches & Hires

  • Feb 27, 2014 - Dawn Lim

    U. Of Kentucky To Appoint First CIO, Slates Private Capital Build-Up

    The University of Kentucky (UKY), with $1.06 billion in endowment assets, has granted its investment team more discretion to pick managers and anticipates bringing on its first-ever cio in the spring.
  • Feb 05, 2014 - Carl Winfield

    Canada Nature Conservancy To Review Asset Mix

    Nature Conservancy of Canada CFO Kamal Rajani said the nonprofit plans to assess its risk appetite and review its asset allocation in 2014, speaking at the 11th Annual Foundation, Endowment and Nonprofit Investment Summit.

Fund Sponsors

  • Jul 25, 2014 - Kimberly Chin

    Gates Foundation Shuffles Top With CFO, COO Appointments

    The roughly $40 billion Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced that Jim Bromley will succeed Richard Henriques in the role of chief financial officer.
  • Jul 25, 2014 - Jabez Grant

    Investors Will Continue Traditional Assets Drive In Q3-Q4, 2014

    Plan sponsors are holding fast to traditional asset classes as a sound investment strategy. The responses to the latest Asset Review Forecast (ARF)—iiSEARCHES’ quarterly survey of plan sponsors—indicate that equities and fixed income will most likely see commitments in the coming two quarters. The only change from the previous surveys is a more robust interest in fixed income: the latest survey indicates that interest in the asset class has increased by 20.4 percentage points, with U.S. and international equities also seeing increased interest by 18.4 percentage points and 15.4 percentage points, respectively.

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    Jul 28, 2014 - Danielle Kane

    Monetary Policy Announcement: AM CheatSheet

    This week, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s open market committee is slated to release its monetary policy statement, though drastic changes are not expected.

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    Jul 25, 2014 - Levi Davis

    Weekend Reading: AM CheatSheet

    Some weekend reading to catch up on, including articles about money market reforms, the deficit and Chipotle.

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    Jul 22, 2014 - Danielle Kane

    Infrastructure Fundraising Joins The Club: AM CheatSheet

    It seems the same thing that is happening in the private equity and private real estate markets is also happening in the infrastructure market—larger asset management firms with the big brand names are continuing to collect the lion’s share of institutional investor capital.