Institutional Investors

UK’s Suffolk Pension Fund reduces equity exposure with 4% asset allocation to BlueCrest and Winton


Source: HedgeFund Intelligence Database

Suffolk Pension Fund in the UK has made allocations to BlueCrest Capital Management and Winton Capital as part of its shift into absolute return.

The $2.4 billion pension fund decided earlier this year to set a 10% target for absolute return, as part of a move to diversify its total portfolio and reduce equity exposure. The scheme allocated 2% each of total assets to BlueCrest and Winton – a total of $96 million – with the remaining 6% going to Pyrford International, an absolute return boutique which has won a number