Ashby Monk • September 27, 2014
Investors have had to navigate the haze of uncertainty for centuries. But those who chart the right path may find a wonderful buying opportunity.
Ashby Monk • September 26, 2014
Welcome to the weekend! Here’s some news on pensions and sovereign wealth funds for your reading enjoyment.
September 24, 2014
Rob Blandford of Spider Management says sovereign wealth funds and pension funds have become overly influential on hedge fund managers, resulting in less than favorable returns for endowments.
Andrew Barber • September 23, 2014
Registered investment advisers and family offices, like Gregory Curtis’s Greycourt & Co., are branching out to serve foundations and endowments.
Georgina Hurst • September 23, 2014
The South American country’s latest default could leave custodians reluctant to get involved in sovereign debt restructurings.
Imogen Rose-Smith • September 22, 2014
University of California Board of Regents approves plan that stops short of any tangible sales of coal or energy companies.
Georgina Hurst • September 22, 2014
Sovereign funds are turning to private market investments to diversify portfolios and boost returns.
Ashby Monk • September 21, 2014
The news that CalPERS is getting out of hedge funds provides a prime opportunity to take a look at how hedge funds play into a pensions portfolio.
September 19, 2014
Maverick Capital's Lee Ainslie believes hedge funds bring an investment mindset to philanthropy that has helped improve the outcomes of philanthropic investments.
Ashby Monk • September 12, 2014
Welcome to the weekend. Here’s some news for your reading enjoyment.
Imogen Rose-Smith • September 11, 2014
Treasurer Gina Raimondo beats out Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, despite sharp union opposition to her reform plan.
Andrew Barber • September 11, 2014
As industry consolidation continues, specialized lenders, like Steve Smits's Live Oak Bank, have begun extending credit to capital-starved independent wealth managers.
Ashby Monk • September 08, 2014
The endowment model pioneered by Yale University’s David Swensen falls short when it comes to the long-term needs of investors and the economy.
Ashby H.B. Monk • September 08, 2014
Complexity, greed and short-termism are undermining our financial system, but a rerooting of finance in the real economy could lead to a more sustainable version of capitalism.
Ashby Monk • September 06, 2014
And...we’re back! Here’s a few of the stories I found in my inbox after my vacation.
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