Institutional Investors

Bridgewater, Visium boost hedge fund play at Ohio PERS


The Ohio Public Employees’ Retirement System in Columbus continues to beef up its burgeoning $2.7 billion hedge fund portfolio with the addition of global macro and long/short equity funds.

An allocation of $180 million to Bridgewater Pure Alpha Major Markets is a further boost to the global macro portfolio that also includes Graham Global Investment Fund, which saw a $120 million allocation.

Bridgewater, one of the most popular hedge fund holdings among US public pensions, continues to grow its asset base, which now totals $125 billion. The Texas Teachers Retirement System is also an investor, and earlier this