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Press Release: Endowment Index Q1 2022 Update

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Appleton, WI April 19, 2022 — The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) declined 6.32% (on a total return basis), for the quarter ended March 31, 2022, which compares to a Global 60-40 portfolio which declined 5.62% for the same period.

The top performing component of the Index for Q1 2022 was oil & gas, which gained 38.51%. The other gainers were commodities, metals & mining, publicly traded MLPs, and gold. Private equity was the worst performing component for the Index, posting a loss of -15.73% for the quarter. The other two primary laggards were emerging markets equity – China & emerging markets fixed income, posting losses of -14.64% & -9.17%, respectively.

The Index’s annual reconstitution and rebalancing was completed during Q1 2022. The broad allocations between equities, fixed income & alternatives changed slightly, with equities reduced by 2%, fixed income reduced by 1% and the allocation to alternatives increased by 3%.

Endowment Index Gains 2.42% for Week Ending July 3, 2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,280.76 Thursday, gaining 2.42% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,250.55.

The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6.

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index™ Falls for Week Ended 3/8/2019

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The Endowment Index™ calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,234.00 Friday, falling 1.60% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,254.06.

The Endowment Index™ represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy™ or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index™ measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 800 educational institutions managing over $500 billion in total assets. Each of the 19 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 30,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index™ under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index™ is F00000TPG6.

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.