Meketa Connectives | From philosophy to fees

February 2024

As an institutional investor, venturing into the realm of outsourcing investment management responsibilities to an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO), the decision carries significant weight and must align with the institutional investor’s overarching goal: ensuring the sustainability of long-term promises to beneficiaries or constituents.

In this paper we discuss five questions that the institution may ask during the selection process of an OCIO provider. It is important for an entity to answer from their unique perspective. These questions not only reflect the depth of due diligence required but also encourage alignment with a fund’s strategic objectives and risk appetite.