University | 8:50 pm | September 22, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Endowment may have reached $21 billion

A recruitment email from the Yale Investments Office suggests the value of Yale’s endowment rose a couple billion dollars in the latest fiscal year. While the University has yet to release its endowment return for the 2013 fiscal year — a figure generally announced around the end of September — a Sunday email from a »

University | 2:02 am | April 10, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Investments Office director to manage Penn’s endowment

Peter Ammon GRD ’05 SOM ’05, a director for the Yale Investments Office, has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s next chief investment officer, Penn announced Tuesday. Ammon, who will assume his new position on July 1, has worked at Yale under Chief Investment Officer David Swensen since 2005. Swensen is widely credited for pioneering »

University | 10:18 am | March 22, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Solar power company declares bankruptcy

A subsidiary of a Chinese solar power company highlighted in Yale’s 2009 annual investment report declared bankruptcy Thursday. The Yale Investments Office profiled Suntech Power Holdings Co. — once the world’s largest supplier of solar panels — in a two-page spread on “green investments in emerging markets” in 2009. It is not clear whether Yale »