Washington

Hedge Funds Deliver for Washington Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Evergreen State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $26.7 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:

$26.7 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$15.4 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$937 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$10.3 BILLION

Private credit to business

$9.7 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$15.4 BILLION

AT LEAST 31

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Weyerhaeuser Company Master Retirement Fund

$1.4 BILLION for

35,388 plan participants

Seattle City Employees' Retirement System

$643 MILLION for

19,281 plan participants

Carpenters Retirement Plan of Western Washington

$483 MILLION for

20,975 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$937 MILLION

AT LEAST 8

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

$714 MILLION for

57,301 Students

Washington State University Foundation

$122 MILLION for

31,1597 Students

University of Puget Sound Endowment

$76 MILLION for

2,210 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$10.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 24

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Providence St. Joseph Health

$1.2 BILLION

Seattle Children's Hospital Endowment

$302 MILLION

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust

$94 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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