Connecticut

Hedge Funds Deliver for Connecticut Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Nutmeg State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $30 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:

$30 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$20.2 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$7.8 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.9 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$20.2 BILLION

AT LEAST 50

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
United Technologies Pension Fund

$5.3 BILLION for

127,212 plan participants

Citigroup Pension Fund

$2.6 BILLION for

146,466 plan participants

State of Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds

$2 BILLION for

226,266 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$7.8 BILLION

AT LEAST 10

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
Yale University Endowment

$7.2 BILLION for

13,609 Students

Wesleyan University Endowment

$218 MILLION for

3,230 Students

University of Connecticut Foundation

$128 MILLION for

27,280 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.9 BILLION

AT LEAST 21

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Hotchkiss School

$201 MILLION

Smith Richardson Foundation

$120 MILLION

Save the Children Federation

$113 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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