The PV Buyback USA Fund is strongly bound to INSEAD and its Alumni. Portfolio managers of the fund, Theo Vermaelen and Urs Peyers, are both professor of Finance at INSEAD. In addition, the investment strategy of the fund is based on the research paper that has been writen and fine-tuned in collaboration with INSEAD. For years, the investement strategy of the fund has been presented, discussed and tested in class with INSEAD students.

Due to this common history, the fund manager have decided to donate a portion of their performance fee to INSEAD to help students pay the tuition :