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Grinnell College’s 18.8 percent investment return is leaving others in the dust -- for now. The endowment, with a preliminary value of $1.8 billion at June 30, has the top return among at least 20 of the largest college funds that began reporting performance for fiscal 2017. The average increase for endowments and foundations for the 12 months through June was 12.7 percent, according to early data by Cambridge Associates of more than 400 institutions.
The University of Michigan’s endowment plans to increase investments in private credit, litigation funds and real estate. The endowment will commit $100 million to the Siguler Guff Brazil Special Situations Fund, which invests in legal claims against Brazilian government entities, according to a board of regents agenda posted Monday. The school committed $50 million to another commercial litigation fund in February.
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