Catherine Keating

Year-End Letter & 2017 Investment Outlook

Posted by Catherine Keating on Jan 3, 2017

Topic: Asset Allocation | Investment Strategy

We would like to wish you the very best in the New Year, and we are pleased to share with you our year-end letter and comprehensive investment outlook for 2017. For a more detailed look at our expectations and portfolio positioning going forward, download our Year-End Letter and 2017 Investment Outlook | Thriving in a Diverging World.

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Commonfund Election Update: Missions and Markets

Posted by Catherine Keating on Nov 11, 2016

Topic: Governance and Policy | Investment Strategy | Market Commentary

Commonfund is a firm that marries mission and markets in a unique way. And so today we assess the implications of last night's Presidential election on our clients' nonprofit missions as well as on the markets that we invest in together. There were many headlines about markets today, but few about mission. Yet we think that this is an important moment for mission-based organizations.

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Carbon and Investment Implications for Fiduciaries

Posted by Mark J.P. Anson, Jess Gaspar, Catherine Keating on May 23, 2016

Topic: Investment Strategy

Commonfund Xchange Webcast | Carbon and Investment Implications for Fiduciaries

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Rethinking Risk and Diversification

Posted by Mark J.P. Anson, Catherine Keating, Bruce Zimmerman on Mar 23, 2016

Topic: Asset Allocation | Industry Knowledge | Investment Strategy | Risk Management

Asset allocation is still the foundation on which better risk-adjusted returns are built. But asset allocation has changed, along with all the associated tools for pursuing return and managing risk. Have you kept up?

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A Message for the New Year: Priorities for 2016 & Beyond

Posted by Catherine Keating on Jan 4, 2016

Topic: Asset Allocation

As we begin 2016, our Chief Executive Officer shares thoughts on Commonfund, views on the capital markets and priorities for 2016 and beyond. For a more detailed look at our expectations and portfolio positioning going forward, download our 2016 Global Economic and Investment Outlook.

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Commonfund Hires Mark Anson as Chief Investment Officer

Posted by Catherine Keating on Oct 29, 2015

Topic: People

Commonfund Hires Mark Anson as Chief Investment Officer: A letter from Catherine Keating, President and CEO of Commonfund

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Commonfund Announces Chief Investment Officer

Posted by Catherine Keating on Oct 28, 2015

Topic: People

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Anson as Commonfund's Chief Investment Officer. Mark is currently CIO of the Robert Bass Family Office. Previously, he has served as CIO of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and the British Telecom Pension Scheme and as President of Nuveen Investments.

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Summer Fireworks

Posted by Catherine Keating on Jul 10, 2015

Topic: Market Commentary

The Greek referendum, Chinese market action, and half-day NYSE trading suspension all grabbed headlines and investor attention.

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