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Asset Class Reports
Equity markets rose quickly at the start of the first quarter and dropped to a more cautious pace in March, rebounding from a weak end to 2018 as concerns over the China-U.S. trade dispute eased and central banks grew more accommodating. International equities recovered well in the first quarter and were also supported…
Asset Class Reports
2018 was a year of record highs and sharp reversals. The S&P 500 rose in the first three quarters and posted a decline for the year after a precipitous drop in the fourth quarter, a first ever for the index. International equities were down 11.5% in the quarter and down 14.2% for the year. A strong U.S. dollar, trade t…
White Papers
One of the most consistent questions related to private equity buyout funds is about the impact of fund size on performance. Do smaller funds outperform due to lower acquisition multiples, the ability to capitalize on operational inefficiencies, and inexperienced management teams? Or do larger funds outperform, as targ…
Asset Class Reports
The economy has continued to see improvement. U.S. equities gained 3.9% in the second quarter coming off a negative start to the year when volatility increased and inflation concerns loomed. U.S. core fixed income experienced pressure as the Fed decided to hike interest rates for a second time in 2018. Oil prices moved…
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International small-cap stocks have historically provided strong risk-adjusted returns. Canterbury thinks that now may be an especially opportune time to allocate to these relatively high-quality companies using an active approach. We feel this is particularly true for investors who are underweight what we believe is a…