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Investment Losses Cause Steep Dip in University Endowments, Study Finds

The New York Times, 28 January 2010
Publié le : 28 janvier 2010
 Tamar Lewin 

"Reflecting the difficult financial environment for higher education, university endowments lost an average of 18.7 percent in the last fiscal year, the worst returns since the Great Depression, according to a study of hundreds of public and private institutions.

"The study, by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund, a nonprofit organization that manages university investments, also found that in the last year, many endowment managers increased the move from traditional fixed-income instruments and stocks into alternative investments like private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and private-equity real estate all of which performed badly in fiscal 2009."

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