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 $11.5 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:

$11.5 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$6 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$399 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$5.1 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$6 BILLION

AT LEAST 10

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

$1.6 BILLION for

60,000 plan participants

City of Phoenix Employees' Retirement System

$680 MILLION for

16,562 plan participants

Salt River Project Pension Fund

$289 MILLION for

16,472 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$399 MILLION

AT LEAST 2

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

$279 MILLION for

49,471 students

Arizona State University

$120 MILLION for

134,500 students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$5.1 BILLION

AT LEAST 10

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

$138 MILLION

Flinn Foundation

$91 MILLION

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

$73 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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