Deciding hedge fund allocations

Pension funds

Last year was the worst in US pension fund history. New York-based investment consultant Ryan Labs estimates aggregate US pension under-funding at 30.89% last year, worse than 2000’s record of 28.46%.

This crisis of returns has prompted many pension funds to look beyond traditional asset classes, to hedge funds, for non-correlated investments that promise equity-like rates of return and the low volatility of bonds.

But pension fund investors are unfamiliar with hedge funds. Many opt for symbolic

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here