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Yale’s David Swensen leaves powerful legacy

Swensen had run the $31bn Yale endowment's investments since 1985, and was a pioneer of the the 'Yale model' that focused heavily on alternative investments, including private equity.

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Story of the Year: Diversity takes center stage

The industry stepped up its diversity efforts this year, with major players setting new targets for women and minorities, hiring diversity and inclusion champions and signing onto an ambitious DEI initiative.

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Side Letter: TPG's tough road, Infra Berlin bonanza, Yale to the king

LPs have questions for TPG over its governance structures as the firm's second Rise Fund faces a tough road ahead. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

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Yale posts 12.6% 20-year LBO returns

Thanks to the internet boom, venture capital has been the endowment's best-performing asset class.

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Hillhouse, CDH to acquire Belle in $6.8bn take-private

The Chinese firms have pledged to revive sales of the Shenzhen-based shoe company, which has been battered by growing e-commerce platforms in the country.

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Harvard names first CIO amid major overhaul

Harvard Management Company, which has 16.7% of its assets in private equity, is also cutting its staff headcount by half and shifting its strategy to become a generalist, rather than specialist, organisation.

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Ares co-founder to step down

The private credit luminary will leave the firm's investment committees he currently sits on.

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UTIMCO’s CEO steps down

Bruce Zimmerman announced his resignation Monday with no immediate successor to the top role at the $35.9bn endowment, which has a 32% allocation to private investments.

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NameJob titleLocationEmail
user imageMs. Alison Barad
Job titleDirector, Leveraged Buyouts and Venture Capital
LocationNew Haven, United States
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user imageMs. Amy Chivetta
Job titleManaging Director, Buyout and Venture Capital
LocationNew Haven, United States
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user imageMs. Celeste Benson
Job titleSenior Portfolio Manager
LocationNew Haven, United States
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user imageMr. John V Ricotta
Job titleManaging Director, Real Assets and Developed Equities
LocationNew Haven, United States
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Yale University fund commitments

Known fund commitments : 65

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