Institutional Investors

All over the world, institutional investors – like pensions, university endowments and non-profits – use alternative investments as a tool manage risk and deliver returns over time. These funds help institutions protect retirement security, fund college education, and carry out life-changing work in communities. In the U.S. alone, these institutions invest more than $600 Billion in hedge funds.

U.S. Alternative Investments Map


$355 bn

Invested in Hedge Funds by Pensions


$119 bn

Invested in Hedge Funds by Colleges and Universities


$124 bn

Invested in Hedge Funds by Foundations, Endowments & Non-Profits

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