Monthly Archives: April 2020

Estimating Endowment Losses at Harvard

Harvard is cutting expenses. They are speculating a $6 billion drop in the endowment. It is too early, and the markets are far too volatile, to know what the assets will be worth at the end of fiscal 2020. As a hypothetical exercise, assume that...

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Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There

This article originally appeared here in Institutional Investor on April 24, 2020 Allocators will eventually allocate — but don’t get your hopes up, asset managers. Ted Seides April 24, 2020 In The Checklist Manifesto, Atul Gawande describes...

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Risk Management at UVIMCO

It cannot be emphasized enough how important risk management is, especially during a crisis. UVIMCO measures and controls for market, liquidity, and manager-specific risks based on the risk tolerance of the University. We recognize that no single...

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