Common Fund

Common Fund

Common Fund

Overview
Date Founded

1960

Headquarters

15 OLD DANBURRY ROAD, WILTON, CT, 06897

Charitable Causes

Community Improvement & Capacity Building
Credit Unions & Finance

Employees (Worldwide)

71

Industries

Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Commonfund is an institutional investment firm that delivers solutions for strategic investors within both the nonprofit and pension investment communities. Commonfund was founded in 1969 with a two-part mission, to create investment solutions for nonprofits that previously did not have the scale and access to the best managers. As importantly, our charter was to also create educational programs that would bring the current best investment practices to institutional investors of all sizes and segments. Insight that has helped grow fund values during an increasingly challenging investment environment. Commonfund has changed and grown dramatically since that time--expanding both our investment solution offerings and the client segments we serve. Yet, our mission has remained the same: to enhance the financial resources of our clients and to improve the investment management practices of our clients. Today, Commonfund manages over $24 billion1 for nearly 1,500 institutions with a focus on three primary activities: Outsourced solutions Alternative investment strategies Private capital Our only business is investment management and we are active in all sectors of the global capital markets - in both public and private markets.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director

President, Chief Investment Officer & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Secretary & General Counsel

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Risk Management Officer

Head of Hedge Fund Research

Head of Fixed Income & Commodities

Managing Director & Group Head of Consultant Relations

Board of Directors
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Accountant

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Investment Advisor

GLG Partners is an active investment manager that combines fundamental analysis with tactical trading. The firm's investment approach emphasizes qualitative and quantitative analysis to invest globally in private equity opportunities and fixed-income securities. They invest primarily in US, European and Japanese equities across a variety of sectors including technology, utilities, finance, consumer services and mining. GLG Partners employs a global macro investment approach that includes long/short investments, convertible arbitrage, special situations and distressed debt strategies. Alternative investments are made through the use of options, futures and convertibles. GLG Partners constructs concentrated portfolios with a preference for investing in market-leading companies with significant competitive advantages.

Custodian

State Street Bank & Trust Co. provides commercial banking services. It also offers portfolio recordkeeping required by the investment company for regulatory and financial reporting purposes. The firm serves mutual funds and other collective investment funds, corporate and public retirement plans, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and other investment pools and investment managers worldwide. The company was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Publicist

Professional at Prosek LLC

Clients

New York Community Trust provides a mean for donors to give charities and non profit organizations. The company offers donors a number of flexible, efficient, and rewarding and ways to accomplish their charities. The company was established in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Willamette University Endowment, a subsidiary of Willamette University, is an American company that functions as a foundation or endowment.

Columbia College improves the lives of diverse undergraduate and graduate learners through exemplary teaching.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$271M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$100 - $4,999
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