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FundFire: Endowments Turn to Esoteric Asset Classes in Hunt for Yield

March 29, 2018 / by NEPC

Endowments and foundations are leaving no stone unturned in their hunt for yield, looking at increasingly esoteric asset classes like emerging market private capital to help fill the gap.

Similarly, a separate endowment and foundation report from NEPC revealed interest in emerging markets “both through public and private equity allocations,” says Scott Perry, a partner within the endowment and foundation team.

“The interest in emerging markets is being driven by a combination of factors including higher expected growth, relatively attractive valuations and diversification benefits,” he says via email.

Read the full story on FundFire's website here.

Topics: Press Coverage, Endowments & Foundations

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