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Understanding the cost of investment management

Across the institutional investment community, disclosure and transparency of costs continues to be evolving, but not fast enough. A paper by Commonfund Institute reveals only 18 per cent of respondents in an endowment survey reported incentive and performance fees paid to asset managers despite the fact that nearly 85 per cent of respondents reported having […]
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Endowment investing in the post-crisis world

Like most asset allocation strategies, the ‘endowment model’ for investing was challenged by the financial crisis and its practitioners have learnt lessons from the episode, according to Sandra Urie, CEO at Cambridge Associates, an asset consultant with deep experience in the field.