Institutional Investors

All over the world, institutional investors – like pensions, non-profits and colleges – use alternative investments as a tool to 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 $1.37 Trillion in hedge funds.


$789 bn

Invested in Hedge Funds by Pensions


$438 bn

Invested by Non-Profits, Foundations, and Endowments


$145 bn

Invested in Hedge Funds by Colleges & Universities

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