Identifying an “E” Factor

Posted by Commonfund on Dec 11, 2018

Topic: Responsible Investing

Over the past year the Commonfund investment teams have undertaken research to identify and isolate a new factor associated with the environmental sustainability of a stock (or a portfolio of stocks). Identifying and valuing the impact of ESG factors on performance and risk is particularly difficult. There are two important reasons to pursue this objective...

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Posted by Commonfund on Dec 10, 2018

Topic: Industry Knowledge

The annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) report provides an analysis of HEPI and the cost factors...


Investment Strategies for Long-Term Investors | An Interview with Kris Kwait

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 28, 2018

Topic: Investment Strategy

Kris Kwait, Deputy CIO and Head of Investments, discusses investment strategies for long-term investors in the current market environment.

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Managing Director, Consultant Relations Appointed

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 28, 2018

Topic: People | Private Capital

Commonfund Capital, the private capital subsidiary of Commonfund, announced today that its investment team has expanded with the appointment of Jay Teevan as Managing Director of Consultant Relations. Jay’s focus will be working with the investment consulting and advisory community on Commonfund Capital’s suite of investment programs in private equity, venture capital, private natural resources, secondaries and co-investments.

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Commonfund Launches Diversity Office

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 15, 2018

Topic: Governance and Policy | People | Responsible Investing

Commonfund, a prominent asset manager for endowments, foundations and public pension investors, announced today the launch of its Diversity Office (“The Office”). By fostering an environment that values different perspectives, challenges conventional thinking and maximizes the potential of all employees, The Office...

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Commonfund Partner Spotlight – Widener University

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 30, 2018

Topic: Partners

Commonfund Managing Director and Head of Strategic Solutions, Tim Yates, interviews Dr. Julie Wolman, President of Widener University. In this wide-ranging discussion Dr. Wollman describes how Widener is competing and succeeding in the ultra-competitive world of higher education by focusing on strategy and innovation to differentiate the school.

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Commonfund Capital Closes 12th Venture Capital Fund at $432M

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 8, 2018

Topic: Private Capital

Commonfund Capital today announced the closing of its 12th venture capital fund, Commonfund Capital Venture Partners XII. The fund closed with $432 million of capital commitments sourced from institutional investors such as endowments, foundations and pensions

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Cari Lodge on Bloomberg TV

Posted by Commonfund on Sep 13, 2018

Topic: Private Capital

Cari Lodge, head of secondaries at Commonfund Capital, discusses the development of the secondaries market for private equity and opportunities that it offers investors

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Commonfund Benchmarks Study – Healthcare Report

Posted by Commonfund on Sep 11, 2018

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The Commonfund Benchmarks Study–Healthcare Report provides an analysis of investment & governance policies & practices of healthcare organizations.


Summer Internship Program:
Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Commonfund on Sep 7, 2018

Topic: People

The 10-week Summer Intern program will provide exposure to the investment and financial world and an opportunity to work alongside asset management professionals with a range of experiences supporting client-related mandates.

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