Industry Papers and Resources

NMS is delighted to present papers and articles on subjects relevant to the endowment and foundation community in navigating a new and challenging investing environment.

White papers are authored by NMS member organizations and public policy organizations, and represent an extension of the value and shared learning that Members bring to the NMS endowment and foundation community. We hope you find the materials educational and useful to your investment team.

A limited number of accepted submissions are featured on a quarterly basis. The deadline for submissions for the 3rd quarter of 2020 is June 1st. Please send inquiries to

BlackRock Private Market SecondariesPrivate market secondaries: The case for a well-diversified private markets program

By: BlackRock

Coronavirus and emerging markets: ears-to-the ground

By: UBS Asset Management


By: Matthews Asia

Keep Calm and Carry On

By: KKR Global Institute

U.S. REITs and COVID-19: Property Fundamentals and REIT Balance Sheets Positioned Better than Credit and Equity Markets’ Perception

By: Cohen & Steers

The Counterintuitive Case for CLO Equity Late in a Credit Cycle

By: Kayne Anderson

Don’t Get Carried Away: Uncovering Macro Characteristics in Carry Portfolios


Your Guide to Building an Effective Cyber Security Program

By: Northern Trust

National Coronavirus Response A Road Map to Reopening

By: America Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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