Tribpedia: University of Texas Investment Management Company

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The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) oversees the assets of both the University of Texas and Texas A&M Systems.

The company was created in 1996 by the University of Texas System Board of Regents. The UT System chancellor, three regents and five outside directors with investment backgrounds sit on the UTIMCO board of directors.

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Bruce Zimmerman: The TT Interview

Bruce Zimmerman, the chief executive officer and chief investment officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company
Bruce Zimmerman, the chief executive officer and chief investment officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company

The CEO of the University of Texas Investment Management Company, which oversees investments for the UT and A&M systems, on the nonprofit company's investments, its gold bullion holdings and his concerns about the future.

Texplainer: What is UTIMCO?

The simple answer: It's the acronym for University of Texas Investment Management Company, a nonprofit company with a single client, the University of Texas System (and, to a lesser extent, the Texas A&M University System). With the universities it serves under pressure not to hike tuition rates even though fewer state dollars are flowing their way, the company's performance will be under intense scrutiny this session — and UTIMCO officials are still recovering from last session's showdown over their generous bonuses. To explain all this for us, we called in an expert: CEO Bruce Zimmerman.