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Pioneering portfolio management : an unconventional approach to institutional investment

Author: David F Swensen
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Swensen presents an overview of the investment world populated by institutional fund managers, pension fund fiduciaries, investment managers, and trustees of universities, museums, hospitals, and foundations. He offers insights from his experience managing Yale's endowment, ranging from broad issues of goals and investment philosophy to the strategic and tactical aspects of portfolio management. Swensen's book  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David F Swensen
ISBN: 0684864436 9780684864433
OCLC Number: 43060463
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Endowment purposes --
Investment and spending goals --
Investment philosophy --
Asset allocation --
Portfolio management --
Traditional asset classes --
Alternative asset classes --
Investment advisers --
Performance assessment --
Investment process.
Responsibility: David F. Swensen.
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In his 14 years as Yale's chief investment officer, David Swensen has propelled the university's investment portfolio into the top one per cent of institutional funds. Here, he articulates his  Read more...

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Peter L. Bernstein, President Peter L. Bernstein, Inc. This book will be a classic: it is essential reading for all investors, great and small. David Swensen is a leader and pioneer whose words Read more...

 
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