Endowment Investments

Henry Coombs made this Freedom of Information request to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

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Dear Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge,

I would be very grateful if you could provide a comprehensive list of the College's current endowment investment assets, including the names of the investment managers, funds and investment consultants used.

Yours faithfully,

Henry Coombs

CAIUS Senior Bursar, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Dear Mr Coombs,

Information on the college's endowment assets is published on pages 8 and 9 of the college's financial statements and these are available on the college website and on the Charity Commission website for 2017. Section 21 FOIA applies to your enquiry. The financial statements for 2018 will be published within the next month. Therefore section 22 FOIA also applies.

In relation to comprehensive nature of the information you require, information beyond the information disclosed as referred to above is exempt by virtue of a combination of sections 41 and 43 of FOIA.

No "investment consultants" are retained by the college in manner that investment managers are retained, although the college may consult with individuals or firms from time to time on specific matters which arise in the ordinary course of business.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of this decision, you should write to the Senior Bursar, Gonville & Caius College, Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TA 0DF who will then assign an appropriate person to conduct the internal review. If subsequently you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the College. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Gardiner

RG Gardiner MA FCA
Senior Bursar, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge CB2 1TA, Tel: +44 (0)1223 332499
Personal assistant: Debbie Brown, [email address], Tel: +44 (0)1223 332455
Registered charity number 1137536

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