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Harvard Management Company

Harvard Management Company Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Harvard Management Company announced Sanjeev Daga will take the helm over the University’s $39.2 billion endowment as the firm’s chief operating officer.

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Bacow Met With U.S. Treasury Representative to Discuss Endowment Tax Guidance

Bacow recently met with an official from the Treasury Department, which is responsible for developing regulations for the new endowment tax.

Harvard Management Company

Harvard Invests in Cryptocurrency, Report Says

Harvard Management Company, the firm that oversees the University's multi-billion dollar endowment, recently invested in “at least one cryptocurrency fund,” according to a report published by The Information last month.

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Harvard Admissions Trial Could Affect Donations — But Experts Are Divided Over How

While some big-ticket donors say the ongoing admissions lawsuit won’t change their giving patterns, fundraising experts are divided on the issue.

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University Finances

Harvard Management Company Mum on Number of Employees

Amid a structural overhaul, HMC has kept mum about its number of employees. The silence is characteristic of an organization that is often a black box.

Columbia Endowment Return

Harvard Grows Revenues, Net Assets, But HMC Chief ‘Not Pleased’ With Endowment Returns

After Harvard's endowment saw the second-worst rate of return on investment in the Ivy League, HMC CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar said in the latest annual financial report that he is "not pleased" with the past year's returns.

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City Politics

Mass. Candidate Pressley Talks Warren, Sexual Assault at Media Roundtable

Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.

Columbia Endowment Return

Columbia Returns 9 Percent on Endowment, Making It The Only Ivy With Worse Returns than Harvard

The Columbia Investment Management Company, which manages the New York school’s finances, announced that the gains brought its total endowment to $10.9 billion.

Endowment Returns Across the Ivy League

Harvard Endowment Returns Lag Behind Peers Again

While Harvard’s return on its endowment marked an improvement from last year’s “disappointing” results, the University’s financial growth continues to lag behind its peer institutions.

Harvard Endowment Returns 2018

Experts Plead Patience Over Endowment Results

Experts say it is still too early to take this year’s endowment returns as a bellwether for Harvard Management Company CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar’s strategy.

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Harvard Returns 10 Percent on Endowment ‘With Much Work Ahead’

The returns, bringing the endowment's total value to $39.2 billion, mark an improvement from last year’s return of 8.1 percent and a serious turn-around from the loss of $2 billion in fiscal year 2016.

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University Finances

Report: Harvard Management Company Sells Warehouses to Private Equity Firm

Harvard Management Company has sold $950 million in warehouse properties to private equity firm Blackstone Group ahead of HMC’s yearly returns announcement, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

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Harvard Management Co

Harvard’s Farmland Holdings Come Under Fire In New Report

Harvard Management Company has spent more than $1 billion to buy more than 800,000 hectares of farmland, a new report estimates.

UC President Zhang and Vice-President Boucher

UC Agrees to Fund ‘Matchmaking Grant’

In their first official meeting at the helm of the Undergraduate Council, UC President Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and UC Vice President Nicholas D. Boucher ’19 introduced a piece of legislation that brings together student groups to throw a social event.

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Undergraduate Council

Outgoing UC Leaders Say They Achieved Major Goals

​Looking back at their year-long term as leaders of the Undergraduate Council, which will formally end on Sunday, Sachee and Khansarinia say they think they executed key campaign initiatives.