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  1. UTIMCO ready to invest $1 billion in private equity real estate

    trueUniversity of Texas Investment Management Co. has $1 billion to invest in private equity real estate, said Bruce Zimmerman, UTIMCO’s CEO and chief investment officer, speaking Wednesday at the Pension Real Estate Association’s 24th Annual Institutional Investor Real Estate Conference at the Hyatt ...

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  2. University of Florida Investment Corp. names new CIO

    trueWilliam S. Reeser was named chief investment officer of the University of Florida Investment Corp.

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  3. Harvard promotes head of public markets to CEO

    trueStephen Blyth was named president and CEO of Harvard Management Co., effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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  4. Harvard's absolute-return program posts highest outperformance among its asset classes over 5 years

    trueHarvard University's absolute-return program outperformed it benchmark by 3.9 percentage points annually over the five-year period ended June 30, topping all other asset classes.

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  5. Stanford endowment gains 17% for fiscal year

    trueStanford University Merged Pool, which includes its $21.4 billion endowment, returned 17% in the year ended June 30.

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  6. Rockefeller fund saying no to fossil fuels

    trueRockefeller Brothers Fund, New York, has begun divesting its fossil-fuel holdings, said a statement Monday from the foundation.

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  7. Private equity powers University of Virginia's 19% return

    trueUniversity of Virginia's $6.9 billion long-term pool returned 19% in the fiscal year ended June 30.

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  8. New Mexico college foundation seeks consultant

    trueWestern New Mexico University Foundation is searching for an investment consultant.

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  9. Penn's endowment returns 17.5%

    trueUniversity of Pennsylvania's endowment returned 17.5% for the fiscal year ended June 30.

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  10. University of Michigan adds unleveraged convertible bond arbitrage to mix

    trueUniversity of Michigan added a fixed-income subclass — unleveraged convertible bond arbitrage to its $9.5 billion endowment — and hired Camden Asset Management to run $75 million in the strategy.

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  11. University of California OKs sustainable investing framework, UC Ventures

    trueUniversity of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to establish and integrate a framework for sustainable investing.

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  12. Penn State earmarks $52.5 million for long-term investment pool

    truePennsylvania State University made four commitments totaling $52.5 million for its long-term investment pool, said an investment review in upcoming board of trustees meeting materials.

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  13. University of California to plan private equity stake sale

    trueThe Regents of the University of California is looking to sell about $500 million in older private equity fund stakes after valuations of the holdings jumped, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

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  14. Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority seeks endowment consultant

    trueFulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority, Atlanta, is searching for an investment consultant and/or investment manager for its $16 million endowment.

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