A former alumna of the University, who originated Racoon.com ((ticker: COON1), recently passed away. In her Will, she named X-University as the beneficiary of her assets, which was all in Racoon.com common stock ($200 million). In her Will, for reasons unknown, she asked that the University not sell out of COON stock until at least five years after her death. Honoring her wishes, you have been instructed by the Chief Investment Officer to ensure that the stock is not sold until 5 years later.
The COON position is quite substantial part of the University Endowment, and is taken a very large, concentrated single stock position. As the CRO, justify and explain three strategies (as discussed in class) to help protect the University's position in COON stock. Explain the proposed strategies, as well as advantages and downsides to every strategy