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Universities, Foundations, and Pensions Consider Hedge Funds

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A recent “critical examination” of hedge funds noted the growing trend for directors of university endowments to invest in hedge funds, which invest in equities and fixed income markets through specialized strategies […]

Corporate Governance — “All the Way?”


Corporate Governance — “All the Way?” How far should shareholder corporate governance go? For those who answer “All the way!” I offer these reflections on how far that really is. My thinking along this line was stimulated by a visit from George Roberts, billionaire cofounder and principal of Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts, the leading and […]