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Environmental Finance | NEWS August 2020
Family Offices and Impact Investing

Wealthy families whose assets are managed by family offices are increasingly recognizing the allure of investments made with an intent to create measurable positive impact, alongside financial returns. Chris Varco, Managing Director and head of ESG and sustainable investing at Cambridge Associates, discusses why impact reporting can be hard for family offices, and the stringent…
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TheWealthNet | NEWS April 2020
The Investment Issues Faced by Very Wealthy Families Right Now

In this article, Chris Ivey, Head of the European Private Client Practice at Cambridge Associates, discusses what his clients are pondering amidst erratic markets. Ivey’s commentary covers the importance of having strong governance in place and an agreed strategic asset allocation. He also shares insights on assessing liquidity needs and upgrading investment portfolios by gaining…
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WealthBriefing | NEWS July 2019
Private Investments: Three Things To Consider Before Joining The 40 Percent Club

In recent years, families of substantial wealth and family offices have paid increasing attention to the role of private investments in portfolio construction – and with sound reason. Higher private investment allocations have proven to play a critical role in generating greater returns over generations. In this self-authored article, Managing Director Maureen Austin discusses why…
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The New York Times | NEWS March 2019
The Allure, and Burden, of Private Equity

Andrea Auerbach, Global Head of Private Investments at Cambridge Associates, discusses the role of private investments in family office portfolio construction. In this edition of The New York Times’  Wealth Matters column, Andrea lends her advice on picking a good money manager and other considerations for private equity investing. Read the full article here.
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Financial News | NEWS May 2016
The Buyout Industry’s New Trick to Boost Returns: More Debt

This article covers a discussion of buyout firms increasingly using debt to increase internal rates of return – a key performance metric. Nicolas Schellenerg, a senior director of private equity research at Cambridge Associates, notes that as the cost of debt has dropped dramatically and it may make sense for firms to use it to…
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Pensions & Investments | NEWS May 2016
Investors Not Following New York City’s Lead

This article follows the decision from NYCERS, a New York City public pension, to remove hedge funds entirely from its portfolio. George Hasiotis, a managing director at Cambridge and a specialist in hedge fund portfolio construction, adds that manager selection is hugely important for pensions hoping to implement a hedge fund program. Click here to…
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Barron's | NEWS April 2016
UBS Cancer Fund Shows Power of Impact Investing

This article explores a new $471 million impact investing fund from UBS Wealth Management, which will focus on driving cancer research. Jessica Matthews, Head of Mission-Related Investing at Cambridge Associates, notes that investors are interested in a wide variety of impact funds, and that there’s rising interest from Asian investors in impact investing. Click here…
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