Katie Gilbert • June 2013
As green bonds become an increasingly credible investment, one of their original architects talks about their evolution.
The market can change its mind on short notice so a flexible approach is essential.
Failure mars Hong Kong’s financial reputation, stirs political scene and prompts an investigation into potential misdeeds.
Why issue them? How will they be structured? Who will buy them? We have all the answers.
Makena Capital Management CIO Eric Upin talks about the intricacies of global endowment-style investing and the biggest challenges that lie ahead.
The International Energy Agency recently published a report forecasting a “supply shock” created by surging North American oil production. That didn’t surprise the CIOs of the University of Michigan and Notre Dame endowments, who think this abundance will have big strategic and tactical implications for energy investors.
The Employees Retirement System of Texas recently decided to integrate hedge fund investments across its entire $24.9 billion portfolio rather than keep them in a separate bucket. Already common among U.S. foundations and endowments, this practice is starting to gain traction with pension funds.
Investors piling into U.S. equities to take advantage of the recent runup in prices may be in for an ugly surprise. In the past, sideways markets have started when valuations were at levels much like today’s.
Senior Writer Julie Segal looks at the process of selecting active managers and how it may be contributing to institutional investor underperformance.
A number of factors are driving institutional investor interest in emerging market equities, as reflected in fund flows and consultant search data.
New analysts who are already gaining notice in our Rising Stars of Wall Street Research.
America’s executives see opportunities in economic and political challenges.
Government revives reform efforts and sees mutual funds as a vehicle for promoting growth.
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