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10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - Dec 9, 2016

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It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.

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Top 30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers. In 2016, pension funds have faced immense challenges as choppy, low-return public markets and persistent low interest rates pushed institutions to saturate private markets in search of alpha amid a highly uncertain global political and economic atmosphere. Despite daunting conditions, these 30 chief investment officers have expertly structured their portfolios to mitigate risk while maintaining their long-term goal of capital preservation. Presenting Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers.

Is The Yale Model Broken? Former Yale investment committee chair Charles Ellis on the David Swensen, crowding and whether or not the Yale Model is broken. Read more

Ex-Sequoia VC Michael Goguen Sued Again, This Time It's Weird. Michael Goguen — a longtime venture capitalist whose career at Sequoia Capital ended earlier this year after he was sued in a salacious breach of contract suit that accused him of sexually mistreating a woman named Amber Baptiste and then refusing to honor a financial arrangement they made afterward — has been hit with yet another lawsuit. But this one has a surprise twist. Read more

5 Billionaire Families With Multiple Single-Family Offices. Once a family or individual attains a certain degree of wealth, the benefits of establishing a single-family office far exceed that of traditional multi-family wealth managers. Far less common is a wealth so vast that it requires two or more single-family offices to preserve capital across generations and time. Here are five billionaire families that manage a total of 12 single-family offices with an estimated aggregate of $192.4 billion in wealth. Read more

Real Estate Valuations Aren't Overpriced: Tom Masthay, Texas Municipal Retirement System. Tom Masthay, Director of Real Assets at Texas Municipal Retirement System, speaking at Trusted Insight Alpha Conference next year, shares his thoughts on how property valuations and demographics will impact on the U.S. real estate market in this exclusive interview. Read more

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Ray Dalio: World Economic Growth Will Remain At Historic Lows | Video. Ray Dalio is an American businessman and founder of the investment firm Bridgewater Associates. He is commonly regarded as perhaps one of the top fund managers globally, with $150+ billion assets under management for world governments, sovereign wealth funds, and some of the largest pension funds in the world. Read more

LPs, Accel India’s Subrata Mitra Discuss Venture Opportunities In India, Japan. India's demographics are skewing toward a younger, consumer-oriented and mobile-friendly generation, and that presents huge opportunities for institutional investors, says Accel India Managing Director Subrata Mitra. Read more

Endowment Super Stars Leave; Pritzker Bets On LA VC: November People Moves. As 2016 draws to a close, several prominent investment offices announced their major personnel changes in the month of November. Read more

Columbia Endowment Names New CIO. The Columbia Investment Management Company has promoted one of its managing directors to the CIO role as part of a leadership shakeup in the wake of ex-CEO Narv Narvekar’s departure. Read more

What Does An Interest Rate Rise Means For Commercial Real Estate? | Video. Michael and Andy Warren and Mitch Roschelle from PwC discuss the future of interest rates and their impact on commercial real estate. Read more