Purdue Research Foundation Overview

  • Type
  • Endowment

  • Founded
  • 1930

  • Professionals
  • 12

  • AUM
  • 00000

  • Commitments
  • 5

Purdue Research Foundation General Information


Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) manages an endowment that is based in West Lafayette, Indiana. Established in 1930, PRF manages the combined Purdue University and Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) endowments and the cash management investment pool. The foundation also owns and manages the Purdue Research Park, satellite technology incubators, and works to acquire real estate for the expansion of the University's main campus in West Lafayette as well as its regional campuses and agricultural centers. PRF is a part of Purdue University. The Investment Committee has oversight responsibility for the management of the investments and directs the daily activities of the Office of Investments.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Primary Contact
00000 000000
Chief Investment Officer
+0 (000) 000-0000
Primary Office
  • Kurz Purdue Technology Center
  • 1281 Win Hentschel Boulevard
  • West Lafayette, IN 47906
  • United States
+1 (765) 000-0000

Purdue Research Foundation Commitments (5)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
000000 0000 00 Europa Capital London, United Kingdom 2012 00000 0000-00-00 00.000
00 00 TA Associates Management Boston, MA 2010 00.000 0000-00-00 000
000000000000 0000000 00 Charterhouse Capital Partners London, United Kingdom 2009 00.000 0000-00-00 00.000
000000 0000 000 Europa Capital London, United Kingdom 2007 00000 0000-00-00 00.000
000000 0000000 000 Patron Capital Advisers London, United Kingdom 2007 00.000 0000-00-00 00.000
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Purdue Research Foundation Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
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    Current Equities:
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    Fixed Income:
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    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

Purdue Research Foundation Team (20)

Name Title Office
Brian Edelman President West Lafayette, IN
Scott Seidle Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer West Lafayette, IN
David Cooper Chief Investment Officer West Lafayette, IN
Tammy Metzinger Controller & Assistant Treasurer West Lafayette, IN
Blair Webb Director, Investment Research and Analysis West Lafayette, IN
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Purdue Research Foundation Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Mitchell Daniels Jr. Self Chairman of the Board 000 0000
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