Utah

Hedge Funds Deliver for Utah Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Beehive State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $13 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:

$13 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$7.9 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$309 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$4.7 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$7.9 BILLION

AT LEAST 5

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Utah State Retirement Systems

$5.1 BILLION for

224,290 plan participants

Intermountain Healthcare Pension Plan

$500 MILLION for

44,384 plan participants

Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators

$394 MILLION for

72,031 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$309 MILLION

AT LEAST 3

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

$237 MILLION for

32,818 Students

Westminster College

$65 MILLION for

2,215 Students

Utah State University Endowment

$7 MILLION for

27,810 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$4.7 BILLION

AT LEAST 7

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Best Friends Animal Society

$2 MILLION

Richard K. & Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation

$1 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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