Press

MPI solutions and research are frequently featured in a number of financial and investment media outlets.

This Firm is Warning Investors to Be Wary of Smart-Beta Bond Funds

“The smart beta label still represents a small, new, heterogeneous, and most likely misunderstood, group of exchange-traded funds in the fixed income space,” says MPI’s Megan Woods in this article on Smart Beta bond funds by Institutional Investor‘s Julie Segal.

Authers’ Note: Ivy League

“Only Princeton and Columbia have managed to beat a 60/40 portfolio (since 2007), even though it started just before one of the worst crashes for public equities in history. Yale has almost matched it–but it went to far more trouble than it would have taken just to put the endowment’s money into conventional public assets,” writes the FT‘s John Authers in his latest article looking at Ivy League endowment returns, which cites our FY 2017 report.

Ivy Endowments Have Topsy-Turvy Year in Fiscal 2017

“Brown and Cornell bucked their historical trends by outperforming Yale, Princeton, and Harvard. Over the past 11 fiscal years, either Brown, Cornell, or both were among the bottom two performers among Ivy League endowments.” This CIO article features interview with MPI’s Sean Ryan and discusses our 2017 Ivy Endowment returns analysis report.

The Haves vs. the Haves-Not as Much

“Since 2007, only half of Ivy League endowments added positive returns to their portfolios through manager and security selection,” writes Pensions & Investments’ Charles McGrath in his latest analysis of the Ivy League endowments’ investment performance, which features a chart from our 2017 Fiscal Year Ivy League endowment research report.

How Smart Is Smart Beta?

“These products are not any different from managed products being offered 20 to 30 years ago, except they’re accessing these market anomalies that investors believe will produce returns via an automated process,” explains our CEO Michael Markov in that ETF Advisor’s article featuring MPI research on smart beta

Harvard’s Poor Run Holds Lessons for University Endowments

“Markov Processes International… uses a model to infer what returns would have been from the endowments’ asset allocations. This led to two key findings… ” John Authers cites MPI’s 2017 Ivy League Endowment returns analysis in his weekly Financial Times Smart Money column.

MPI Releases Stylus Workspace for Product Analysis and Monitoring

“We are addressing the demand from a lot of asset managers who struggle to analyze more complex products, such as quantitative smart beta,” MPI President Jeff Schwartz tells WatersTechnology in an article about the launch of Stylus Pro Version 11.3. Click here to read the press release.

MPI Launches Updated Quantitative Analysis Tool

“Many advisors want to conduct quantitative analysis, but most don’t have the time. A new tool from Summit, N.J.-based (MPI) may help them perform more in-depth research on client portfolios and investment products,” writes Financial Advisor in an article about our recent Stylus Pro version 11.3 launch. Click here to read the press release.

MPI Updates Platform Ahead of Risk Testing Tool Launch

“(MPI) will expand its risk, stress testing capabilities within the year,” writes Fund Technology in an article about our recent Stylus Pro Version 11.3 launch. Click here to read the press release.

Research Tools to Complement Position-Related Regulations

“MPI has delivered a new research modelling technology that includes a quantitative research framework for the analysis and monitoring of managed products,” writes Global Investor Group in an article about our recent Stylus Pro Version 11.3 launch. Click here to read the press release.