Industry Analysis

NAPF debate outlines hedge fund potential for UK pensions


By Pirkko Juntunen

The UK’s National Association of Pension Funds launched a guide to hedge funds for pension funds, Hedge Funds Made Simple, at its recent annual investment conference in Edinburgh.

Hedge funds were on the agenda, and at one of the sessions the advantages of investing directly in hedge funds versus taking the fund of hedge funds route was the hot topic of discussion. The Universities Superannuation Scheme – with assets of over $52 billion, one of the largest pension funds in the country – talked about its experience in its move