Polen Capital has agreed to acquire DDJ Capital Management, adding fixed income to the global equity manager's offerings.
Casey Quirk said publicly traded alternatives firms' third-quarter AUM was up 2% while capital markets returns were flat or negative.
Hamilton E. "Tony" James, executive vice chairman at Blackstone, will retire in January, according to an internal memo sent to employees.
Rice University's $8.1 billion endowment returned 36% for the most recent fiscal year, exceeding its 34.4% policy benchmark.
Melvin Hibberd was named a managing director at Hunter Point Capital, a new position.
Small-cap strategies dominated the top performing domestic equities strategies for the year ended Sept. 30.
Voya Investment Management agreed to acquire the business and certain assets of growth equity firm Tygh Capital Management.
Robert E. Alan has returned to Putnam Investments as head of global consultant relations.
Orion Resource Partners closed its Orion Mine Finance Fund III with more than $2.3 billion in capital commitments.
MassPRIM has given preliminary approval of $1 billion to emerging and diverse managers over the next two years.
Kudu Investment Management has acquired a minority interest in Granahan Investment Management, a small-cap equities boutique.
Suzanne Carroll was named senior consultant and head of the defined contribution solutions group at RVK.
Colgate University posted a 35.8% return for the fiscal year ended June 30. The previous fiscal-year return was 4.2%.
Hunter Point Capital has acquired a minority stake in middle-market alternative asset manager MidOcean Partners.
Notable leadership changes occurred during a year of record-setting investment returns for university endowments.