Wisconsin

Hedge Funds Deliver for Wisconsin Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Badger State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $19 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:

$19 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$13.1 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$458 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$5.3 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$13.1 BILLION

AT LEAST 29

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
State of Wisconsin Investment Board

$6.6 BILLION for

639,906 plan participants

Employees' Retirement System of the City of Milwaukee

$478 MILLION for

28,611 plan participants

Snap-on Tools Collective Investment Trust

$212 MILLION for

20,006 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$458 MILLION

AT LEAST 9

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

$208 MILLION for

11,819 Students

University of Wisconsin System

$152 MILLION for

164,494 Students

Lawrence University Endowment

$85 MILLION for

1,445 Students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$5.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 23

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

$786 MILLION

ProHealth Care

$249 MILLION

Kern Family Foundation

$72 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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