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April 15, 2021

Northwell Health's Portfolio Benefitting From Steady Increase To Alternative Assets | Michael Odlum, Senior Vice President | Q&A

Michael Odlum is senior vice president at Northwell Health, where he has managed the treasury group since September 2011, with oversight of $18 billion in investments. In this interview, he discussed the common expression "days cash on hand" and what it means for Northwell Health and other institutional investors; Northwell's success in increasing allocation to alternative asset classes; and why he believes Northwell had its best year of growth as a health system.
Read by 57% of LPs December 04, 2020

Mark Baumgartner Joins Carnegie Corporation Of New York As CIO

The foundation's philanthropic endowment will be managed by the former CIO of the Institute for Advanced Study Carnegie Corporation of New York has named Mark Baumgartner as its new chief investment officer following an extensive nationwide search conducted by members of the foundation's investment committee and several investment advisors.
Read by 77% of LPs September 30, 2020

Facebook's Billions Are Backing Two Tech Direct Listings

On the last day of the New York Stock Exchange's busiest month ever for IPOs, two tech companies are taking a different approach to going public.
Read by 69% of LPs March 12, 2020

Benefit Of Private Equity In Healthcare? Lessons From Nursing Homes

A working paper from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University is raising questions about the benefits of private equity in healthcare.
Read by 36% of LPs August 19, 2019

Kim Lew Discusses The Impact Of Technology, Innovation On Investment Portfolios

Kim Lew is the vice president and chief investment officer of Carnegie Corporation of New York, the oldest private foundation in the country established in 1911. Prior to Carnegie, she spent 13 years at the Ford Foundation and also worked at Prudential Capital and Chemical Bank. During this keynote, Kim discussed her 25 plus years managing portfolios for renowned Foundations; Carnegie's view on innovation and technology and how it's impacting institutional portfolios; and why she agrees with Warren Buffet's call for contrarian investing.
Read by 74% of LPs August 05, 2019

Amherst College, Mount Holyoke Eye Moving Endowment Managers To Big Cities

Amherst College is moving the staff that manages its $2.9 billion endowment to Boston at the request of its newly hired chief investment officer, according to a report. Mount Holyoke College nearby in South Hadley is hiring its first chief investment officer and considering establishing its investment management operation in either New York City or Boston.
Read by 70% of LPs

May 10, 2019

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation On Balancing Quantitative Rigor, Qualitative Judgment | Monica Spencer, Senior Portfolio Manager | Q&A

Monica Spencer serves at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as a senior portfolio manager. In this interview, she discusses her role working closely with their new CIO; why she believes asset allocators may be more diverse than asset managers; and why balance quantitative rigor with a qualitative sense is an important balance at Mellon.
Read by 78% of LPs May 06, 2019

Many New York Billion-Dollar Startups Are Poised To Go Public

Institutional investors are clearly having a love affair with the city's tech startups, pouring $21 billion into them in the past four quarters, more than double the amount from three years ago, and setting the stage for a wave of IPOs.
Read by 51% of LPs February 25, 2019

Cook Children's Health Care System Selects New CIO

Cook Children's Health Care System appointed Tony Bagwell as senior vice president and chief investment officer. Bagwell most recently served as managing director of Columbia Investment Management Company.
Read by 48% of LPs November 11, 2018

Placing Bets Beyond Venture Hubs Of New York, Silicon Valley

If geographies were companies, Silicon Valley and New York would be the incumbents -- successful today and possibly impregnable -- and, like all incumbents, their outsized advantages obscure significant vulnerabilities.
Read by 69% of LPs