Kentucky

Hedge Funds Deliver for Kentucky Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Bluegrass State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $5.4 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:

$5.4 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$3 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$502 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.8 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$3 BILLION

AT LEAST 2

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Kentucky Retirement Systems

$761 MILLION for

570,558 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$502 MILLION

AT LEAST 10

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
University of Kentucky Endowment

$285 MILLION for

29,402 Students

University of Louisville Foundation

$129 MILLION for

21,670 Students

Berea College Endowment

$44 MILLION for

1,688 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.8 BILLION

AT LEAST 5

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Norton Healthcare

$321 MILLION

Asbury Theological Seminary

$18 MILLION

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

$5 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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