Arkansas

Hedge Funds Deliver for Arkansas Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Natural State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $13.6 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:

$13.6 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$12.3 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$578 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$660 MILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$12.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 6

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System

$5.1 BILLION for

130,167 plan participants

Arkansas Public Employees' Retirement System

$195 MILLION for

99,393 plan participants

Windstream Pension Plan

$185 MILLION for

8,283 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$578 MILLION

AT LEAST 3

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

$538 MILLION for

27,559 Students

Hendrix College

$28 MILLION for

1,121 Students

John Brown University Endowment

$12 MILLION for

2,150 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$660 MILLION

AT LEAST 5

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

$235 MILLION

Arkansas Community Foundation

$51 MILLION

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

$24 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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