The University of Oregon Foundation, Eugene, earned a net return of 2.5% for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing its benchmark return for the same period of -0.2%, said Jay Namyet, chief investment officer of the $775 million endowment.
The best-performing asset classes in the 12-month period were private capital and real assets. The worst-performing was emerging market equities. Individual asset class returns were not available.
The endowment's net return for the five years ended June 30 was an annualized 8.1%, compared to the 6% benchmark return, while the net return for the 10 years ended June 30 was 6.4% vs. the 5% benchmark.