Capital Allocator Monthly Newsletter - August 2022

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

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The Problem with ESG. Ted’s latest blog discusses the problematic nature of the label “ESG” and the confusion it creates for investors.


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Ted's Transparency Report. A new addition to our premium content library. We've shared Ted’s current fund investments and advisory relationships in an effort to offer transparency and foster connections.
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10 East. Ted is an Advisor to 10 East, a New York-based private investment platform that is an affiliate of the family office of former Deputy Executive Managing Member of Davidson Kempner Michael Leffell. 10 East is hiring seasoned investment professionals to join a well-capitalized team focused on reinventing how individuals access high-quality alternative investment opportunities.
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Brandywine Group Advisors. Jenny Heller’s adding an Investment Associate to her staff. This person will join the ten-person investment team that manages approximately $12 billion in assets. The Investment Associate will report to a senior-level Investment Managing Director and will have exposure to a broad range of asset classes, including public and private equity and hedge funds, and geographies.

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HICO Ventures. Ellen Ellison is looking for an investment analyst to join the HICO Investment Team. This person will be instrumental in constructing a green-field endowment model portfolio over the next five years.

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1. What Ted's Reading. We compiled a list of our favorite blogs and news, including those shared in past monthlies.
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2. Morgan Housel on Lifestyles. The best-selling author contemplates the balance between internal and external measures of success through the experience of two sailors competing to be the fastest to sail around the world.
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3. What to Say to Your LPs Right Now. John-Austin Saviano is the former CIO at UC-Berkeley and founder of High Country Advisors. He offers sage advice to GPs through understanding the mind of an LP in rocky markets, and we're not just saying that because of how closely his thoughts echo Chapter 10 in Ted's book.
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Capital Allocators Episodes
Josh Friedman - Founding Canyon, the evolution of credit markets, and Josh's advice for investment committees.
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Mario Giannini - GP/LP relationships, Hamilton Lane's evolution, and the future of the industry.
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Rob Citrone - Rob doesn’t often share his insights in the public forum, so it was a real treat to get inside the mind of one of the best in the business.
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