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Emerging Markets have re-gained the interest of investors with a long-term view, however, there are still pockets of risk associated with investing in emerging markets companies, especially when it comes to corporate governance. With high levels of government or concentrated ownership potentially impacting organizational strategy and performance.
In this webinar our experts will discuss the impact of governance concerns in this region, and how investors can take advantage of customized ESG screens to reduce their risk when investing in the emerging markets.
Endowments have dual policy mandates: supporting ongoing distributions and protecting purchasing power. If investment policy is viewed as a "first lever" to help manage the volatility of distributions and support greater portfolio and distribution growth, distribution policy can be viewed as the "second lever".
Does your organization's current distribution policy complement your investment policy to help support these mandates?
In this 10-minute discussion, John Keshner, Managing Director for Endowments and Foundations, discusses how certain distribution policies may help achieve better outcomes.