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Domestic equities, alternatives drive double-digit returns for endowments

Oct 29, 2018 - Pensions & Investments

Asset allocation continues to drive returns for U.S. endowments, as industry experts agreed that those with healthy exposures to U.S. equities and alternatives allocations topping 30% performed well during the most recent fiscal year.

All 27 $1 billion-plus endowments tracked by Pensions & Investments so far had positive returns for the fiscal year ended June 30, with all but six posting double digits.

"There's a lot of good news all around. Most endowments produced absolute returns ...