Your institution's leverage

  • Exorbitantly high fees give clients leverage

  • Firms will act. But ONLY if clients demand it

These firms are highly ethical and known for constructive engagement with clients:

Institution

Estimated Annual Fees (millions of USD)

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

$1,100

CalPERS

$890

Ontario Teachers

$525

CDPQ (Quebec)

$500

CalSTRS

$915

TIAA- CREF

$824

Notre Dame

$212

Harvard

$690

Yale

$715

Private equity’s “mystifying” fee structures…

Willmer, Sabrina. Private Equity’s Opaque Costs Mystify the Pensions That Pay Them | Bloomberg, 29 Mar 2022
Rabouin, Dion. Wall Street managers have cost Americans more than $600 billion over the past decade | Yahoo, 12 Jul 2018
TY - BOOK AU - Appelbaum, Eileen AU - Batt, Rosemary PY - 2016/05/11 SP - T1 - Fees, Fees and More Fees: How Private Equity Abuses Its Limited Partner and U.S> Taxpayers VL - DO - 10.13140/RG.2.1.3922.0083 ER -
Cumming, Chis. SEC Considering New Rules on Private-Fund Fees, Conflicts, Gensler Says | Wall Street Journal, 10 Nov, 2021
McElhaney, Alicia. Time-Consuming, Complex, and Misconstrued: Why Pension Funds Can’t Put a Number on Private Equity Fees | Institutional Investor, 6 Jul 2022
Antoine Gara and Jason Bisnoff. How Big Promises And Fat Fees Turned Private Equity Into A Lousy Investment | Forbes, August 6,2021
Fleischer, Victor. Private Equity Fees Paid by Universities Deserve Examination | The New York Times, 25 Aug 2015
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