The reason behind Brown University’s endowment outperformance is not what most people think, according to an analysis from MPI. Read more from Julie Segal, in Institutional Investor.
In his latest article, Chief Investment Officer’s Michael Katz, explores MPI’s analysis of how Brown University’s endowment has managed to outperform its rivals in recent years.
AlternativesWatch’s Susan Baretto explores how MPI’s patented analysis technique — Dynamic Style Analysis, was used to dissect Brown University’s endowment annual returns, providing a plausible explanation of the outlier’s spectacular FY20 results.
Read more on MPI’s annual assessment of the Ivy League Endowments, featured in Chief Investment Officer, where our analysts provide a deeper look into FY20 performance and the likely reasons behind the sharp drop over FY19.
ThinkAdvisor features MPI’s analysis on the FY20 Ivy Endowment results, with Brown standing out as the exception; beating a 60–40 portfolio of U.S. domestic stocks and bonds.
We take a quick look at Ivy schools’ endowments’ performance results both for the 2020 fiscal year and also long-term for 10-year periods.
Ivy endowment report offers cautionary tale for investors and allocators to private markets
Fiscal year 2019 was a curious year for the Ivy League endowments. In a year with strong returns in key private market investment classes, the average Ivy underperformed a traditional domestic balanced 60-40 portfolio in FY 2019. Ivies also experienced a wider dispersion of returns and saw a shift in the historical positioning of performance leaders and laggards.