Perspectives | Press Releases

Commonfund Appoints Terrence Hill, Managing Director, OCIO Business

WILTON, CT (July 30, 2020) — Commonfund, a leading asset manager for nonprofit organizations, today announced the appointment of Terrence (Terry) Hill as Managing Director, Business Development. In...
Governance And Policy | Press Releases

AGB and Commonfund Announce New Strategic Partnership

Enhancements to resources for investment management come at critical time for endowments WASHINGTON, DC, June 4, 2020 — The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the...
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Three New Members Appointed to Board of Trustees

Commonfund Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Trustees Wilton, CT, December 19, 2019 – Commonfund, a leading asset manager for nonprofit organizations, endowments, foundations and public...
Investment Strategy | Press Releases

Commonfund Launches Diverse Manager Portal

Commonfund Launches Diverse Manager Portal to Broaden Client Access to Diverse Investment Talent Wilton, CT, September 10, 2019 — Commonfund, a prominent asset manager for endowments, foundations and...
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2018 Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Foundations Released

National Foundation Study Reports Negative Investment Returns for 2018; Spending Rates Steady, Donations to Community Foundations Mixed Data from the Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study Generally...
Private Capital | Press Releases

Commonfund Capital Appoints Head of Beijing Investment Office

Commonfund Capital Appoints Xiaonan Tian as Associate Director and Head of Beijing Investment Office Wilton, CT June 25, 2019 – Commonfund Capital, the private capital subsidiary of Commonfund,...
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Commonfund Institute Announces First 2019 HEPI Estimate at 2.6%

More frequent forecasts are first of several planned HEPI enhancements Institute will unveil in 2019 Wilton, CT, May 14, 2019 – Commonfund Institute today announced that the first 2019 estimate for...
Private Capital | Press Releases

Commonfund Capital Closes 2nd Secondaries Fund at $450M

Commitments More than Double Capital Raised for Inaugural Secondaries Fund in 2016 Wilton, CT, May 7, 2019 – Commonfund Capital today announced the closing of its second secondaries fund, Commonfund...
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Majority of Investors Expect Bull Market to End

Nonprofit Investors Anticipate Weakening Consumer Confidence to Cause End of Bull Market, Commonfund Survey Finds Majority of Endowments, Foundations Expect Bull Market to End Within 2 Years Wilton,...
Private Capital | Press Releases

Commonfund Appoints Managing Director for Consultant Relations

Wilton, CT, November 28, 2018 – Commonfund Capital, the private capital subsidiary of Commonfund, announced today that its investment team has expanded with the appointment of Jay Teevan as Managing...
Diversity | Press Releases

Commonfund Launches Diversity Office

Wilton, CT, November 15, 2018 – Commonfund, a prominent asset manager for endowments, foundations and public pension investors, announced today the launch of its Diversity Office (“The Office”). By...
Private Capital | Press Releases

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

Commonfund Capital Closes 12th Venture Capital Fund at $432M Wilton, CT, October 5, 2018 – Commonfund Capital today announced the closing of its 12th venture capital fund, Commonfund Capital Venture...
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Two Senior Hires to Lead the Commonfund Institute

Commonfund Announces Two Senior Hires to Lead the Commonfund Institute; Hires strengthen Commonfund’s core commitment to research, education for institutional investors Wilton, CT, July 10, 2018 –...
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Commonfund Leadership Changes

Commonfund Appoints Mark Anson Chief Executive Officer Deborah Spalding and Kristofer Kwait appointed Deputy CIOs  Wilton, CT, June 7, 2018 – Commonfund, an asset manager for endowments, foundations...
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Survey Finds Investors Remain Cautiously Optimistic

Nonprofit Investors Believe Trade Wars and Protectionism Pose Greatest Threat to the Global Economy, Finds Commonfund Survey Endowments, Foundations Remain Cautiously Optimistic on Achieving...