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For the first time, Greenwich Associates is publicly recognizing the best in U.S. institutional investment consulting by naming Greenwich Quality Leaders℠ in the industry and NEPC is proud to have met the criteria for this recognition for 10 of the past 12 years. Read more here.
Read NEPC's Chris Levell take on the Federal Reserve raising the Fed Funds Rate for the second time in eight years.
We would like to invite you to participate in our 2016 year end quarterly survey conducted by our Endowments and Foundations team. The survey will be open until Friday, January 20.
NEPC's 2017 monthly market commentary and outlook examines global markets in December while outlining our recommendations for investors.
Three of NEPC's clients received award wins at the Chief Investment Officer's 2016 Industry Innovation Awards. Read more here.
Read NEPC's Ross Bremen's take on The Department of Labor's new Fiduciary Rule that will kick in on April 10, 2017.
As part of our annual United Way campaign, NEPC held a volunteer event on Tuesday, December 13.
Caution: Construction Ahead - Healthcare Organizations Use Private Equity Investments to Support Innovation
This NEPC paper discusses how the healthcare industry is stepping up strategic investing in private equity amid efforts to improve patient care and reduce costs through innovation. The paper also includes highlights of our conversations with leading healthcare organizations and addresses governance and implementation issues. Read more here:
NEPC's monthly market commentary and outlook examines global markets in November while outlining our recommendations for investors.
NEPC hosted a webinar on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 2:00-3:00 (EST) pm. Bradley S. Smith, CFA, CEBS, Partner, David Moore, ARM, CEBS, CPCU, Partner, and Kevin C. Novak, Consultant, discussed NEPC’s Sixth Annual Defined Benefit Plan Trends Survey Results.
NEPC announced the results of the 2016 Defined Benefit Plan Trends Survey, a gauge of corporate plan sponsors’ strategic vision for their pension funds. Read more here.
More investors are turning to private equity to help achieve their target returns as many markets are fully valued and the expectations for future returns are lower. Read NEPC's Market Chatter here.
NEPC's Cathy Konicki was recently featured in Pensions & Investments article "Election Not Expected to Slow Move to Alts."
Pensions & Investments article "Real Estate Allocations up as Investors Seek Security" includes comments from NEPC's Sean Gill.
RiskFirst's latest case study looks at how NEPC is using PFaroe to enhance its daily monitoring capabilities and enable more effective implementation of customized asset allocation glide path strategies.
NEPC held an Impact Investing Networking event on November 16, 2016 at our Boston Office.
NEPC will be hosting a webinar on December 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM (EST) on the fast growing integration of ESG within investment strategies.
The Wall Street Journal Pro article entitled "Kreutzer’s Take: Endowments Fear Fund Size More Than Speed" featured NEPC's Cathy Konicki.
NEPC held a webinar following the US Election on November 9, 2016. Watch the replay here.
Participate in the next phase of the Healthcare Operating Fund Universe data. Survey is open until November 21, 2016.