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GAO Study: More DB Plans Are Investing in Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds

A growing number of defined benefit plans, predominately large ones, are investing through hedge funds and in private equity funds, but the total investment constitutes less than 15% of total plan assets, the Government Accountability Office says in a new study.

The GAO report also cautions that investment in these entities constitutes substantially more 'challenges" than do investment in more prosaic instruments, like stocks and bonds.

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