Harvard Endowment Hurt By PE, Real Estate Investments

Sep 11 2009 | 1:28pm ET

Not even the crimson elite are immune from market upheaval. Harvard University’s endowment, which is heavily invested in private equity, hedge funds and other alternative investments, dropped 27.3% during the fiscal year ending June 30, but despite the decline, the universtory’s long-term performance remains solid.


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