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Webcast & Video

Video: Higher Ed in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 6, 2020

Topic: Uncategorized

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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Video: Michael Warren Interviews Phil Bronner of Ardent Venture Partners

Posted by Commonfund on Feb 11, 2020

Topic: 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: Uncategorized

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: Uncategorized

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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Your Video Guide to Investment Outsourcing

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 25, 2019

Topic: Outsourced Investing

Watch this short video on investment outsourcing by Keith Luke as he discusses the growth of the outsourced-CIO industry and steps for institutions to take when implementing an outsourced CIO.

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Commonfund Spotlight: Private Equity

Posted by Commonfund on Jul 9, 2019

Topic: Private Capital

Commonfund head of private equity, Mark Hoeing, will discuss views of the private equity market and share research insights into portfolio construction.

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Growth of the Secondaries Market

Posted by Commonfund on May 30, 2019

Topic: Private Capital

Cari Lodge, Commonfund Capital Head of Secondaries, on “Bloomberg Markets: Americas” today with Vonnie Quinn discusses the growth of the secondaries market. Focusing on the future and opportunities in the space.

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CIO Roundtable: The Past, Present and Future of Endowment Investing

Posted by Commonfund on May 20, 2019

Topic: Investment Strategy

Fiduciaries of nonprofit organizations are entrusted with fulfilling the missions of their organizations in large part through effective stewardship of financial assets. In the 50 years since the Ford Foundation published their game-changing reports, perpetual investing has evolved to include every asset class and strategy. In this Commonfund Forum session, our distinguished panel of CIOs will share their perspectives on portfolio management, the efficacy of the endowment model today and how the leaders of institutions can meet the challenge of stewarding capital into the next 50 years and beyond.

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Welcome Address and Overview | Forum 2019

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 30, 2019

Topic: Industry Knowledge

Mark Anson, Commonfund Chief Executive Officer and CIO opens Forum 2019 with welcome remarks and a review of the global economy.

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Playing to Win

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 23, 2019

Topic: Industry Knowledge

In this Forum 2019 general session, Commonfund experts share research into much of the conventional wisdom around institutional portfolio management, with some surprising results into which approaches best position institutions to win in the long term. Discover new ideas that can provoke important discussions for boards and investment committees.

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