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Most endowments have been propped up by a similar concentration in private assets. The ones that suffered the worst, however, couldn’t have been more different in their approach.
Yale’s been cutting private equity and real estate for years to stay liquid. Did they cut too much, or did they find the right balance for FY2022?
MPI is continuing its long tradition of bringing you special insights into the true drivers of endowment performance and risk. Stay tuned for the launch of our new Endowments research hub, and exciting daily updates throughout the FY2022 reporting season.
Risk parity strategies can look very different from each other in implementation. They may have different risk budgets, risk targets, asset class buckets or even different definitions of risk. In this particular period, however, the disparity in performance is staggering.
“The quantitative analysis firm has a method for back-solving portfolios using returns rather than squishy self-reported allocations, and produced a study for Institutional Investor,” writes Leanna Orr about MPI in her article “David Swensen Is Great for Yale. Is He Horrible for Investing?”
“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.
Chris Flood from The Financial Times talks about MPI’s technology, its ability to reverse engineer hedge fund returns and applications from fund selection to managing risk and detecting potential fraud. “MPI’s software provides valuable insights into how a hedge fund delivers returns. It can help an investor understand whether a manager is adding value. If some […]
“This method allows firms to effectively deduce strategies at other firms and avoid potential counterparty risks, without being forced to wade through information…” The article “Criminal minds and increased surveillance” highlights MPI’s technology for non-intrusive Oversight and Surveillance.
“Michael Markov, C.E.O. of MPI, a quantitative research firm, said calculations using daily prices of AXA Rosenberg’s mutual fund portfolios suggest that by early 2009, there was “an apparent aberration” in the funds.” The New York Times’ Jeff Sommer features MPI’s analysis in a story “The Tremors From a Coding Error”.
“…(MPI) was hired by a fund two years ago to look into Fairfield Sentry’s returns and found that it was “statistically impossible to replicate them.” New York Times article “In Fraud Case, Middlemen in Spotlight” discusses how MPI found warning signs in Madoff’s returns.
“To folk who want to invest in hedge funds, as well as those who want to invest like hedge funds, Markov Processes has a lot to offer…” The Economist article “In the garden of good and evil” discusses MPI’s expertise in quantitative analysis and replication of hedge funds