COVID-19 Resources

In the first months of 2020, COVID-19 spread across the globe, ultimately earning classification as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The virus has had wide-ranging financial ramifications, among them the emergence of a bear market. Amid this turbulent global environment, we remain committed to our clients and colleagues, and will continue to update this page with our latest insights on the effect of the coronavirus on the investment landscape.

CA Answers July 2020
Will Virus-Linked Risks Overwhelm Small-Cap Equities?

No, we’re optimistic about this diverse collection of companies, and we think investors without dedicated allocations should establish toe-hold positions in developed markets (DM) small-cap equities funded from DM mid- to large-cap peers.
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Wall Street Journal | NEWS July 2020
Private Equity’s Trillion-Dollar Piggy Bank Holds Little for Struggling Companies

In this WSJ article, Global Head of Private Investments, Andrea Auerbach, discusses the contradictory situation where buyout firms are flush with cash but largely unable or unwilling to use it to support struggling older investments.  Auerbach expresses why she does not underestimate the ingenuity of private-equity firms or the companies they own. “It’s during periods…
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CA Answers July 2020
Cambridge Conversations: Theresa Sorrentino Hajer

In June, Cambridge Associates hosted a webinar entitled The Path Ahead: From a Bear Market to the New Normal. In this discussion, Deirdre Nectow, Head of Global Business Development and Client Service spoke with Co-Head of US Growth and Venture Investing Theresa Sorrentino Hajer and Chief Investment Strategist Celia Dallas about what the path to recovery…
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Chief Investment Officer | NEWS July 2020
Should Universities Spend More From Their Endowments?

During the virus-driven recession, universities are wrestling with whether they should dip deeper into their endowments. In this Chief Investment Officer article, Managing Director, Tracy Filosa discusses the results of a recent client survey. “There is a great deal of uncertainty like we haven’t seen ever before,” said Tracy Filosa, Managing Director at Cambridge Associates.…
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June 23, 2020 Pre-Recorded Webinar
Finding Credit Opportunities Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic plunged the global economy into a deep recession by the end of the first quarter 2020, triggering concern over a surge in corporate defaults. Since that time many credit markets have recovered, boosted by monetary and fiscal stimulus packages. Listen to this webinar where Sheila Ryan, Managing Director in our Pension Practice at Cambridge Associates, moderates a discussion with colleagues Frank Fama, Managing Director, Credit Investments; Richard Grimm, Managing Director, Pension Practice; and Wade O’Brien, Managing Director, Capital Markets Research provide an overview of where attractive investment opportunities remain in public and private credit markets, and discuss strategies to take advantage of the unfolding distress cycle. Visit Website »

Cambridge Associates hosted event