Yale University's endowment returned 11.3% for the fiscal year ended June 30, bringing the value to $27.2 billion. The endowment's value rose 7.1% from the year before.
For the 20 years ended June 30, Yale's endowment returned an annualized 12.1%, above broad market results for domestic stocks, which returned 7.5% annually, and domestic bonds, which returned 5.2% annually, said a news release from the New Haven, Conn., university. Yale did not provide any other long-term returns.
By asset class, Yale's 20-year annualized returns were venture capital, 106.3%; natural resources, 15.2%; foreign equities, 14.1%; leveraged buyouts, 12.6%; domestic equities, 12.2%; real estate, 10.3%; and absolute return, 8.9%.