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A Harvard Education

Oct 28th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, What about beta?, Academic Foundations, Institutional Investing, Asset allocation, Asset Allocation Models, Other Issues in Private Investments, Personalities in AI, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Private Investments, Allocating to A.I.

By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association While Harvard the institution is legendary, much less is known about its founding other than by some who have taken those tedious Cambridge tours or the gifted alum who studied their way in through one of those 25 famous gates. Harvard College was foundedRead More

Texas Turmoil: UTIMCO picks a new path through a political minefield

Jan 30th, 2017 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, Asset allocation, Asset Allocation Models, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Allocating to A.I.

By Charles Skorina Endowment returns took a beating last year and the turnover in chief investment officers tells the tale. Among the big names to make an exit in 2016 was Bruce Zimmerman, longtime CEO of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO). We wrote about endowment turnover in ourRead More

The Harvard Management Co.: Time for some creative destruction?

Jul 18th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management

By Charles Skorina It’s been 10 years now since Jack Meyer stepped down as head of Harvard Management Company, while David Swensen – now in his 31st year – has carried on at the Yale Investment Office. Each endowment has pursued its own distinctive management model: HMC with its “hybrid” internal/external approach,Read More

Alpha Hunters: A Conversation with Peter Stein

May 13th, 2012 | Filed under: Institutional Investing, Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies

New columnist Charles Skorina interviews Peter Stein, veteran alternative investments professional.Read More

New data shows that thanks to alternative investments, endowments did relatively well in 2009

Feb 4th, 2010 | Filed under: Institutional Investing

Sure, US university endowments took a dive last year. But a closer look reveals that, on the whole, alternative investments were a help, not a hindrance.Read More