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Commonfund

Commonfund Appoints Terrence Hill Managing Director, OCIO Business Development

Posted by Commonfund on Jul 30, 2020

Topic: People

Commonfund, a leading asset manager for nonprofit organizations, today announced the appointment of Terrence (Terry) Hill as Managing Director...

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Commonfund Xchange: Cultural Institutions and the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Commonfund on Jul 13, 2020

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

In this webcast replay, recognized investment and finance experts from leading organizations shared their experience and insights . . .

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Diversity and Inclusion: Ways to Make a Change

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 17, 2020

Topic: Diversity

We understand that to move forward and become a more inclusive and unbiased society, individuals must converse, self-reflect and educate themselves on systemic racism and the racial injustices many Americans continue to face today. Commonfund’s Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) has created a compendium of resources for our staff to actively engage in this movement.

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Balancing Risk and Return

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 11, 2020

Topic: Investment Strategy | Risk Management

While risk and return constitute the axes upon which investment portfolios are built, return is almost always given primacy in investment policy statements (IPSs) and frequently becomes the main driver of decisions that shape the portfolio. So, how do you balance risk and return objectives in your investment policy?

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AGB and Commonfund Announce New Strategic Partnership

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 4, 2020

Topic: Governance and Policy

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) today announced a new strategic partnership with Commonfund that will enhance AGB’s programming and resources for investment management at a critical time for endowments. Commonfund’s expertise will help AGB members navigate the current crisis and position themselves for a strong recovery and future growth.

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In Remembrance

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 3, 2020

Topic: Diversity

The senseless killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and most recently, George Floyd have once again brought the scourge of racism to the forefront of our nation’s conscience.

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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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