University of Kansas endowment returned 0.1% for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing its -1% benchmark return, said a performance report from the Lawrence-based endowment.
A breakout of asset class returns was not available.
As of June, the $1.3 billion endowment had an asset allocation of 18.5% domestic equity, 17.9% international equity, 16.5% marketable alternatives or hedge funds, 11.4% private investments, 9.7% emerging markets equity, 9.6% public inflation protection, 7% U.S. bonds, 5% opportunistic investments, 4.2% international bonds and 0.2% cash equivalents.
Longer term, for the three, five and 10 years ended June 30, the endowment returned an annualized 9.3%, 9.2% and 6.2%, respectively, surpassing its benchmarks of 8.2%, 8.8% and 6% in each of those periods.
A spokeswoman could not immediately be reached for additional information.