Pensions Entrust Almost $1T To Top Alt. Asset Managers

Jul 11 2011 | 8:57am ET

The world’s largest money managers looked after alternative assets worth almost $1 trillion ($952 billion) for pension funds in 2010, according to new research from Towers Watson in conjunction with the Financial Times. The 2010 total represents growth of 16% over 2009.

The survey showed that 46% of alternative assets managed on behalf of pension funds in 2010 were invested in North America, 37% in Europe and 13% in the Asia Pacific region.


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