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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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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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Trinity College: How to Make Our Institutions More Accessible

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 10, 2018

Topic: People

It is true that as the nation changes, so must higher education, and America is undergoing rapid demographic transformation. The students coming up the educational pipeline are the most diverse in American history, creating tremendous opportunity for colleges and universities to train and support these students — the future leaders of our nation. While higher education is abuzz with goals of cultivating greater access and success for historically underrepresented groups, many institutions still engage in practices that work against these goals. If we are truly going to open our doors wider, we can’t do so without transforming our own policies and practices.

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William Goetzmann Wins Award for Outstanding Research

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 7, 2018

Topic: People

Former Commonfund Trustee, Prof. William Goetzmann, the Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies and director of the International Center for Finance, has won the 2018 James R. Vertin Award for outstanding research from the CFA Institute Research Foundation.

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Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report and 2018 Mid-Year Letter

Posted by Mark J.P. Anson, Commonfund on Jul 12, 2018

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge | Investment Strategy | Responsible Investing

We are pleased to share with you our inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report. Since our founding in 1971, Commonfund has pursued a singular mission – to enhance the financial resources of our clients by delivering exceptional performance, service and insight. Beyond our focus on investment excellence . . .

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Two Senior Hires to Lead the Commonfund Institute

Posted by Commonfund on Jul 10, 2018

Topic: People

Commonfund, a prominent investment manager for endowments, foundations and public pension investors, today announced two new hires to the Commonfund Institute. Cathleen Rittereiser is joining as Executive Director and George Suttles as Managing Director. Ms. Rittereiser and Mr. Suttles will be responsible for leading the education and research activities of the Institute, which include conducting studies, publishing research and convening events to support long-term investors. Commonfund Institute is a highly respected, credible and unbiased source of data and insights that helps to advance the practices of institutional investors, while also supporting Communfund’s mission of providing ongoing research and education.

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Rust College: Where Tomorrow’s Leaders are Students Today

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 13, 2018

Topic: Partners

One of the oldest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Rust College, dedicates itself to serving and preparing all its students to contribute to society, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or ethnic background.

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