Arizona

Hedge Funds Deliver for Arizona Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Grand Canyon State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $10.8 Billion in investments. Institutional investors – like pensions, university endowments, and non-profits – use hedge funds to meet financial obligations, diversify their investment portfolios, and manage risk.

Total hedge fund investments:

$10.8 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$6.1 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$382 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$4.3 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$6.1 BILLION

AT LEAST 12

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System

$1.5 BILLION for

34,448 plan participants

Salt River Project Pension Fund

$289 MILLION for

16,537 plan participants

City of Phoenix Employees' Retirement System

$109 MILLION for

16,325 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$382 MILLION

AT LEAST 2

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
University of Arizona

$154 MILLION for

45,918 students

Arizona State University

$120 MILLION for

53,286 students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$4.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 10

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Helios Education Foundation

$158 MILLION

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

$109 MILLION

Flinn Foundation

$91 MILLION

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

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