California

Hedge Funds Deliver for California Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Golden State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $179 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:

$179 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$98.2 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$14.3 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$66.5 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$98.2 BILLION

AT LEAST 118

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)

$14.8 BILLION for

1,222,234 plan participants

Regents of the University of California

$7.7 BILLION for

314,854 plan participants

Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System

$3.6 BILLION for

27.352 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$14.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 49

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
Stanford Management Company

$5.7 BILLION for

13,740 Students

University of California System

$3.1 BILLION for

291,239 Students

University of Southern California Endowment

$1.2 BILLION for

27,352 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$66.5 BILLION

AT LEAST 128

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Kaiser Permanente

$3.2 BILLION

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

$2.6 BILLION

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

$2 BILLION

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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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