Month: September 2019

September 30, 2019
Governance Change at CalPERS
Congrats to CalPERS for voting to change its own governance. Will be interesting to see if this move is just a change of schedules or if they are really engaging in meaningful change. It is rare to see Boards vote to change their own roles and authorities. CalPERS revamps governance model, reduces number of meetings, […]
September 29, 2019
Joe Lonsdale - Entrepreneurship and 8VC (First Meeting, EP.09)
Brought to you by: Canoe Intelligence and Northern Trust Front Office Solutions |  Joe Lonsdale is a founding partner at 8VC, a leading venture capital firm that partners with top founders and entrepreneurs to build lasting technology platforms.  He began working at Peter Thiel’s PayPal while Joe was an undergraduate at Stanford, and upon […]
September 26, 2019
University of California Endowment Performance 2019
The school system from the Golden State announced their endowment figures a couple of weeks ago. The UC endowment grew 8.2 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. The endowment has earned 10.7 percent over three years, 6.8 percent over five years, 9.4 percent over 10 years, 6.3 percent over 20 years and […]
September 25, 2019
PE Funds Capturing Most of Wealth Created
We need more people asking why PE funds capture so much wealth in our system of capitalism... Good job, @PATreasurer Private Equity Managers Are ‘Running a Grift,’ Pennsylvania Treasury Says, Institutional Investor Ashby Monk (@sovereignfund)
September 24, 2019
Competition and Innovation in Australian Supers
Think how our public plans would change/innovate if the poor performers were threatened with a merger into good performers? Aus is the engine of pension fund innovation today precisely because the super funds there don't know if they will exist in 5 years. Merging Australian Supers Get a New CIO, Chief Investment Officer Ashby Monk […]
September 23, 2019
The Amazon of 2030
This article originally appeared here in Institutional Investor on September 23, 2019   The Amazon of 2030 Amazon stock ballooned, crashed, and then not so gradually rebounded to what it is today. Remind you of anything? Ted Seides September 23, 2019   Illustration by II In December 1999,’s stock reached a tech-bubble peak: At […]
September 23, 2019
Maryland State Pension to Disclose All Fees Paid
This will hurt in the short run, but it will lead to a much healthier ecosystem in the future. Law requires Maryland pension fund to disclose carried interest payouts, Pensions&Investments Ashby Monk (@sovereignfund)
September 22, 2019
Gary Klein with Paul Johnson and Paul Sonkin – Conducting Pre-Mortem Analysis (EP.109)
 Gary Klein is a noted cognitive psychologist with an innate ability to see what others don’t.  Over his 40-year career in the field, he’s pioneered the field of naturalistic decision making, the Pre-Mortem method of risk assessment, and the ShadowBox training approach. Gary is the author of five books and editor of three more, […]
September 19, 2019
MIT Endowment Performance 2019
The school announced their endowment figures last week. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) announced today that MIT’s unitized pool of endowment and other MIT funds generated an investment return of 8.8 percent during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. At the end of the fiscal year, MIT’s endowment funds totaled […]
September 18, 2019
Citizenship as Sovereign Wealth
My latest published paper... citizenship as sovereign wealth. Citizenship as Sovereign Wealth: Re‐thinking Investor Immigration Ashby Monk (@sovereignfund)
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