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Pension Investing Strategies for a W-Shaped Recovery

Although the markets have apparently righted the ship since the market volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is likely still much uncertainty and potential volatility ahead. A recent survey found that three in 10 managers expect a W-shaped recovery for the economy. If this is the calm between the storms, plan sponsors should consider […]

August 21, 2020

Managing COVID-Related Volatility

In the latest Pensions Age podcast, Laura Blows speaks to Cambridge Associates Head of European Pension Practice, Alex Koriath, about the COVID-19 related market volatility and how pension funds can prepare for the challenges ahead. Listen to the full podcast below.

August 8, 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 […]

August 6, 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 […]

July 20, 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. […]

July 14, 2020

GP-led secondaries to increase in post-Covid-19 resurgence

General partner-led secondaries deals – when an asset or portfolio of assets is purchased from one fund and put into a new vehicle – are set to increase as the coronavirus pandemic pushes more buyout groups to find ways to hold on to good assets and provide much-needed liquidity to limited partners. In this article […]

July 6, 2020

Sustainable Investing Podcast

Liqian Ma is the Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing Research at Cambridge Associates.  Liqian developed an early interest in the climate growing up in a coal-dependent city in China. He began focusing on sustainable investing over a decade ago and leads Cambridge Associates work with its 150 clients focused on the space. His conversation […]

June 20, 2020

Cambridge Associates Expands Global Business Development Team

BOSTON, June 11, 2020 – Global investment firm Cambridge Associates (CA) today announced a number of new additions to the global sales team. These new appointments span the firm’s core practice areas, global footprint, and reflect CA’s commitment to private investments. Ben Gunnee has been appointed as Head of Business Development, London, effective May 4, 2020. Based in London, […]

June 11, 2020