Forcing the Issue With Pension Funds

Friedlander, Josh
December 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/13/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 48, p41
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the fiduciary responsibility of pension plan administrators and board members to invest in hedge funds. As the surge of money flowing into hedges funds has slowed down, there is at least one way to boost the dollar: force pension funds to invest at least part of their capital in hedge funds. Presently only a small percent of pension funds invest in hedge funds and this investment is still a small portion of what it can be. While hedge funds can be riskier due to their leverage, many pension funds have decided that putting money in them not only diversifies their portfolios but also offer the possibility of better returns.


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