Asset Owner Directory

Stanford Management Company (SMC)

Stanford Management Company (SMC) is the office within Stanford University that invests the Endowment and other financial assets to provide long-term support to the University. The Endowment and other gifts to the University support the academic mission. These financial resources provide vital support to the University’s mission by advancing pioneering research, supporting a world-class faculty, and funding student financial aid. SMC provides expert investment management and stewardship of the Merged Pool, which includes substantially all of Stanford’s investable endowment assets.

Country

United States

AUM ($B, AS AT DATE OF ASSET ALLOCATION)

$40

Performance (%, 1YR)

-4.2

Chief Executive

Robert Wallace

Chief Investment Officer

Robert Wallace

Asset allocation
Policy/target allocation

11% Real Assets

37% Private Equity

8% Domestic Equity

17% International Equity

9% Fixed Income & Cash

18% Absolute Return