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Thompson Rivers issues call for investment consultant
trueThompson Rivers University issued an RFP for a firm to provide investment consulting and other services for its C$12 million (US$11.3 million) foundation.
University of North Carolina endowment returns 12.1% for fiscal year
trueUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Endowment Fund returned 12.1% for its fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Chicago endowment books 6.6% return for year ended June 30
trueUniversity of Chicago's endowment returned 6.6% for the fiscal year ended June 30, raising its market value to $6.67 billion, according to a statement released by the endowment.
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation plans $2.8 billion bond search
trueOhio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Columbus, will issue an RFP in early January for active core-plus fixed-income managers to run about $2.8 billion in assets for the $23.7 billion state insurance fund.
University of Michigan picks 3 for equity, credit and real estate
trueUniversity of Michigan hired Vulcan Value Partners to manage $80 million in active domestic value equity from the $8.7 billion long-term portfolio of the Ann Arbor-based university's endowment portfolio.
Capilano University chooses investment consultant
trueCapilano University hired RBC Phillips, Hager & North Investment Counsel as investment consultant for its C$28.9 million (US$27.5 million) long-term investment portfolio, which includes its C$6.6 million endowment.
FIU Foundation goes with Cambridge Associates as consultant
trueFlorida International University Foundation Inc., Miami, hired Cambridge Associates as investment consultant.
Washington University hires private markets director
trueDaniel E. Feder was named managing director of private markets at Washington University Investment Management Co.
Trends in home country bias among pension funds
trueAlthough the world economy and global financial markets have seen dramatic changes over the past 20 years, many U.S. institutional investors have been slow to adjust their portfolios to the new global reality. This report analyzes where the world stands in terms of globalization of financial ...
University of Victoria Foundation picks Aon Hewitt for investment consulting
trueUniversity of Victoria (British Columbia) Foundation hired Aon Hewitt as investment consultant.
Disciplina Group adds managing director from Vandy endowment
trueAlena Kuprevich was named managing director at outsourced CIO firm Disciplina Group, according to a news release.
BNY Mellon U.S. Master Trust Universe returns median 4.47% in quarter
trueThe median return of all plans in the BNY Mellon U.S. Master Trust Universe was 4.47% in the third quarter, a vast improvement from the -0.05% median return in the second quarter.
University of Kentucky snags GMO for GTAA
trueUniversity of Kentucky hired Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. to run a global tactical asset allocation strategy for its $1.1 billion endowment.
NACUBO: U.S. endowments return 11.7% on average in fiscal year
trueU.S. educational endowments returned an average of 11.7% net of fees in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Missouri Southern Foundation scouting for investment managers
trueMissouri Southern Foundation, Joplin, Mo., is searching for one or more investment managers.