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Tulane pooled endowment returns 6.9%
trueTulane University announced its $842 million pooled endowment returned 6.9% net of fees in the fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Pittsburgh endowment gains 2.5%
trueUniversity of Pittsburgh's endowment posted an investment return of 2.5% for its fiscal year ended June 30, compared to a policy benchmark return of 2.2%, said the university's annual report.
Rice University endowment tops benchmark by 426 basis points
trueRice University endowment returned 4.2% for the fiscal year ended June 30, exceeding its policy benchmark return of -0.06%.
Texas Permanent School Fund puts $90 million with 2 real estate managers
trueTexas State Board of Education approved real estate commitments totaling up to $90 million from the $28.4 billion Texas Permanent School Fund.
University of Michigan slates $302 million for 7 managers
trueUniversity of Michigan invested or committed a total of $302 million in nine investment strategies from its $9.8 billion long-term endowment pool.
New York University endowment looking for director of investments
trueNew York University is searching for a director of investments.
University of Houston sets $15 million for private equity, terminates 3 hedge funds
trueUniversity of Houston System committed $15 million total to two private equity funds on behalf of its roughly $610 million endowment.
EMPEA: $30 billion in private capital raised for emerging markets in first 9 months
trueSome $30 billion of private equity, private infrastructure and private credit capital was raised in the first three quarters of this year for developing economies, compared to $51 billion of private capital raised for emerging markets in all of last year, said data released Wednesday by the ...
BNY Mellon Master Trust Universe falls 4.67% in quarter
trueThe median return of all plans in the BNY Mellon U.S. Master Trust Universe was -4.67% in the quarter ended Sept. 30.
University of Texas regents push to modernize mineral management
trueTexans established the Permanent University Fund in 1876 to support the University of Texas and Texas A&M University Systems, but it took 139 years for university regents to appoint the first CEO of UT's Office of Lands Administration, Midland.
Fee conundrum continues to confound asset owners
trueIdentifying and understanding all investment management fees and related costs still mostly elude large asset owners, even though they've been drilling deeper to identify and track them, especially in private equity and other alternative investments, some consultants contend.
Boston College endowment posts 4.3% return
trueBoston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass., returned 4.3% for its $2.3 billion endowment’s fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Iowa Foundation returns 2.1%
trueUniversity of Iowa Foundation returned 2.1% on its investments for the fiscal year ended June 30, said a performance summary report from the Iowa City-based foundation.
Baylor College of Medicine endowment reports 3.9% gain
trueBaylor College of Medicine’s endowment, Houston, returned a net 3.9% for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing its 3% benchmark return said William Walker, vice president and chief investment officer.
University of Kansas endowment returns flat for latest fiscal year
trueUniversity of Kansas endowment returned 0.1% for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing its -1% benchmark return, said a performance report from the Lawrence-based endowment.