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How Endowments and Foundations Look at Hedge Funds

Aug 8th, 2019 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Consultants, Private Equity, Hedge Fund Strategies, Equity Hedge Funds, Debt Types of Private Equity, Newly Added, Venture capital, Equity Types of Private Equity, High-net-worth investors, Endowments & Foundations, The A.I. Industry, Institutional Asset Management, Fees, Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Private Investments

Cowen’s Capital Introduction Group has compiled information on what the endowment and foundation community is thinking about hedge funds and how best to invest in them. The Cowen paper on the subject begins with the observation, drawn from Preqin, that at present US-based E&Fs with more than $750 million inRead More

Tiptoe Thru’ the Cryptos With Yale

Oct 9th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, What about beta?, Digital currencies, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Emerging Alternative Investments, Other Topics in A.I.

By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association Fifty years ago, Tiny Tim, the ukulele-wielding father of falsetto, released his self-aggrandizing album entitled God Bless Tiny Tim. Love it or hate it, those of a certain generation will never forget Track 2 entitled “Tiptoe Thru’ The Tulips With Me.” In the modernRead More

Wrangling the Unicorns: Yale celebrates their VC heroes

May 15th, 2016 | Filed under: Private Equity, Newly Added, Institutional Investing, Venture capital, High-net-worth investors, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Private Investments, Allocating to A.I.

Yale, in their 2015 annual report issued this month has broken out their private equity allocation into two distinct segments: Leveraged Buyouts and Venture Capital.  See: This is the first time in many years they’ve offered that level of detail.  And they’ve given the whole report a VC-and-entrepreneurial theme, supplementing theRead More

The Skorina Report: Why You Can’t Clone Yale

Apr 5th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Allocating to A.I.

By Charles Skorina   Can you copy great endowment investment performance?  The Yale endowment, for example? Reverse-engineering a good performer is probably achievable.  The key attributes can often be identified and, to some extent, duplicated. But can you replicate great performers? That’s a much taller order.  There’s always something slightlyRead More