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Commonfund Institute finds growth in OCIO model encourages diversified asset allocation

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

Commonfund Institute today announced the release of its latest white paper, "Outsourced Investment Management: An Overview for Institutional Decision-Makers" by John S. Griswold, Executive Director, and William F. Jarvis, Managing Director.

The Institute introduces Griswold and Jarvis as recognized experts in the outsourced chief investment officer model (OCIO), a phenomenon which is growing and allowing non profit institutional investors to tap into strategies only previously available to the largest endowments complete with large, dedicated management teams.

The paper shows how the OCIO model has evolved in response to profound changes in the institutional investment environment over the last decade, which has placed increasing pressure on the traditional non profit governance model. The institute writes: "The authors demonstrate that when properly implemented, outsourcing can help institutions to address portfolio complexity and risk management challenges, speed decision-making and contend with an increasingly rigorous regulatory environment, while enabling trustees to focus on improving institutional governance."

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