Investing in Opportunity in all 50 States

Hedge funds help make our economy work, provide retirement security, and support nonprofits and small businesses that create opportunity for millions of Americans.

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Hedge Funds
Work for Everyday Americans

Hedge Funds
Work for Everyday
Americans

The people who benefit from hedge funds aren’t who you might think.

Pensions, university endowments, and nonprofit foundations invest more than $1.4 trillion in hedge funds.

In all 50 states, institutional investors like pensions, university endowments, and charitable foundations rely on investments in hedge funds to secure and create opportunities for workers, students, and communities.

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Hedge funds are critical to protecting the retirement security of millions of Americans.

Nearly one quarter of all U.S. pension assets are invested in hedge funds.

Nearly 26 million American workers are invested in hedge funds through their pension plans. From teachers to firefighters, hedge funds help provide reliable retirement income through well-researched investments.

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Hedge funds deliver when the market doesn’t.

Actively managed hedge funds outperformed the S&P 500 index by nearly 10& during the 2020 market crash.

Hedge funds are part of a diverse strategy that delivers reliable returns in all market conditions. Actively managed hedge funds regularly outperform the market, especially during downturns and periods of volatility, allowing pensions and other institutional investors to deliver returns for their members and beneficiaries when other investment tools might not.

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In all 50 states, institutional investors like pensions, university endowments, and charitable foundations rely on investments in hedge funds to secure and create opportunities for workers, students, and communities.

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Nearly 26 million American workers are invested in hedge funds through their pension plans. From teachers to firefighters, hedge funds help provide reliable retirement income through well-researched investments.

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Hedge funds are part of a diverse strategy that delivers reliable returns in all market conditions. Actively managed hedge funds regularly outperform the market, especially during downturns and periods of volatility, allowing pensions and other institutional investors to deliver returns for their members and beneficiaries when other investment tools might not.

Explore Your State

Pensions, university endowments, and nonprofit foundations invest nearly $1.4 trillion in hedge funds.

Nearly one quarter of all U.S. pension assets are invested in hedge funds.

Actively managed hedge funds outperformed the S&P 500 index by nearly 10% during the 2020 market crash.

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Investing in Opportunity Across the Country

Hedge funds support retirees, students, and missions that change the lives of individuals and communities in all 50 states.
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Methodology: Unless otherwise noted, all hedge fund investment data is sourced and licensed from Preqin’s alternative asset database, as of March 2021, or from publicly available, federal datasets. Sources for additional information included on this website are noted where the data appears. Read Full Methodology
  • Wyoming
  • Wisconsin
  • West Virginia
  • Washington
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • Utah
  • Texas
  • Tennessee
  • South Dakota
  • South Carolina
  • Rhode Island
  • Pennsylvania
  • Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • Ohio
  • North Dakota
  • North Carolina
  • New Mexico
  • New Jersey
  • New Hampshire
  • Nevada
  • Montana
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Minnesota
  • Michigan
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Louisiana
  • Kentucky
  • Kansas
  • Iowa
  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Hawaii
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Delaware
  • Connecticut
  • Colorado
  • California
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • Alaska
  • District of Columbia
  • Nebraska
  • Idaho
  • Maryland
  • Alabama
  • New York

Unless otherwise noted, all hedge fund investment data is sourced and licensed from Preqin’s alternative asset database, as of March 2021, or from publicly available, federal datasets. Sources for additional information included on this website are noted where the data appears.

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Nearly $1.4 trillion
is invested in hedge funds across the country by pensions, university endowments, and nonprofit foundations.
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Hedge funds invest in opportunity for America’s retirees.

U.S. pensions invest approximately $790 billion in hedge funds to support retirement security for 26 million American teachers, firefighters, and other workers.

Hedge funds invest in opportunity for students at America's colleges and universities.

More than 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. invest approximately $145 billion in hedge funds to create opportunities for students, provide scholarships, and keep tuition costs down.

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Hedge funds invest in opportunity to make an impact in local communities.

Nationwide, nearly 1,000 nonprofit and charitable foundations invest approximately $440 billion in hedge funds to carry out their missions and make a difference in the lives of the people they serve.

Hedge funds make a positive impact in the lives of everyday Americans.

From securing retirement to making sure the markets are functioning smoothly, hedge funds make a real difference in the lives of Americans across the country.

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What Is Investing in Opportunity?

Investing in Opportunity seeks to inform Americans about the role hedge funds play in our markets, our economy, and our everyday lives.

Many people know what hedge funds are but don’t know what they do or how they benefit millions of Americans. Hedge funds are an important part of a diverse investment strategy for institutional investors like pensions, university endowments, and charitable foundations. They have a proven track record of delivering reliable returns that support retirees, students, and missions that change the lives of individuals and communities across the country.