Florida

Hedge Funds Deliver for Florida Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Sunshine State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $31.6 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:

$31.6 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$17.8 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$923 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$12.8 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$17.8 BILLION

AT LEAST 58

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Florida State Board of Administration

$5.2 BILLION for

1,028,144 plan participants

NextEra Energy Employee Pension Plan

$317 MILLION for

26,799 plan participants

L3Harris Technologies Retirement Plan

$306 MILLION for

77,539 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$923 MILLION

AT LEAST 19

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
University of Florida Foundation

$443 MILLION for

52,407 Students

University of Miami Endowment

$92 MILLION for

17,811 Students

Florida State University Foundation

$75 MILLION for

42,450 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$12.8 BILLION

AT LEAST 34

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust

$1.2 BILLION

John S. & James L. Knight Foundation

$510 MILLION

Shriners Hospitals for Children

$525 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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