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Seven Ways to Diversify Your Private Capital Portfolio

Posted by Commonfund on May 22, 2020

Topic: Investment Strategy | Private Capital

A strong private capital program requires consistent, diversified investing over time. Investors may obtain meaningful diversification in a number of ways. Here are seven ways to diversify your private capital portfolio...

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Commonfund Xchange: Stewarding Foundations Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Commonfund on May 14, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 | Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

During this webcast, recognized experts from leading organizations shared their experience and insights . . .

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An Insider’s Guide to the Chinese Economy

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 22, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 | Industry Knowledge | Market Commentary

Commonfund CEO and CIO, Mark Anson, hosted Leland Miller, CEO of China Beige Book. Mr. Miller shared his proprietary research and insights . . .

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Video: CARES Act | Implications and Opportunities for Nonprofits

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 9, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 | Industry Knowledge | Investment Strategy | Market Commentary

Watch the webcast replay to learn more about what the CARES Act means for nonprofits and considerations for your institutions . . .

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Video: Higher Ed in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 6, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 | Governance and Policy | Investment Strategy

Commonfund convenes an expert panel to take on the short- and intermediate-term threats that higher education confronts in the face of a national . . .

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Higher Ed in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 6, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 | Industry Knowledge | Market Commentary

Commonfund convenes an expert panel to take on the short- and intermediate-term threats that higher education confronts in the face of a national . . .

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How to Select a Private Equity Manager

Posted by Commonfund on Feb 26, 2020

Topic: Private Capital

Are you are considering investing directly with a private equity manager? If you opt to go direct, you will be tasked with selecting, managing and disposing the assets entirely on your own. It may be useful to review some of Commonfund Capital’s manager selection guidelines to help formulate your approach.

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Michael Warren Interviews Phil Bronner of Ardent Venture Partners

Posted by Commonfund on Feb 11, 2020

Topic: Diversity | Private Capital

Commonfund Board Member, Michael Warren, interviews Phil Bronner of Ardent Venture Partners.

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Video: A Global Perspective for Long-Term Equity Investors

Posted by Commonfund on Jan 31, 2020

Topic: Investment Strategy

Over the past decade U.S. equities have consistently outperformed international markets, leading many investors to question the role of non-U.S. equities in their portfolio. While the current cycle of U.S. outperformance has certainly been prolonged, it is by no means unprecedented relative to history.

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Video: Year-End Update and 2020 Investment Outlook

Posted by Commonfund on Jan 2, 2020

Topic: Diversity | Industry Knowledge | Market Commentary

After years of low interest rates, low volatility and rising stock markets, we saw little change in each of these areas in 2019 -- despite the late stage of the economic cycle and an abrupt turn in interest rate policy by the Federal Reserve. Our Outlook, titled "The Song Remains the Same", provides our views on the markets and how to position investment portfolios going forward.

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