Louisiana

Hedge Funds Deliver for Louisiana Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Pelican State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $7.1 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:

$7.1 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$5 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$454 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.6 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$5 BILLION

AT LEAST 15

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
CenturyLink Pension Plan

$876 MILLION for

92,999 plan participants

Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System

$594 MILLION for

147,826 plan participants

Firefighters' Retirement System of Louisiana

$305 MILLION for

7,816 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$454 MILLION

AT LEAST 6

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

$309 MILLION for

11,913 Students

Louisiana State University Foundation

$67 MILLION for

31,756 Students

Loyola University of New Orleans Endowment

$46 MILLION for

4,384 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$1.6 BILLION

AT LEAST 11

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Ochsner Clinic Foundation

$312 MILLION

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

$224 MILLION

Greater New Orleans Foundation

$43 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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