About Global SWF Data Platform

Global SWF is an innovative and comprehensive Data Platform that tracks over 400 Sovereign Wealth Funds (“SWFs”) and Public Pension Funds (“PPFs”) and provides insights into the portfolios and personnel of the Top 100 of them, in terms of size, investment activity and market interest.

The overall strategy and macro environment of a country – which we call “Country Inc” – is crucial to understanding the context in which SWFs and PPFs operate. The table below displays the 25 most important outbound countries, along with the number and size of the vehicles operating in each of them. For the breakdown and details of specific funds, please refer to the next tab, “Top 100”.

# Country SWFs AuM ($b) PPFs AuM ($b) SWFs+PPFs AuM ($b)
1 USA Inc. 24 279 91 9,823 115 10,102
2 China Inc. 6 2,926 3 138 9 3,064
3 Japan Inc. 0 0 8 2,085 8 2,085
4 Others 81 495 73 1,204 154 1,699
5 Canada Inc. 3 15 17 1,575 20 1,590
6 Norway Inc. 2 1,313 1 4 3 1,317
7 Singapore Inc. 2 1,027 1 275 3 1,302
8 Netherlands Inc. 0 0 7 1,289 7 1,289
9 UAE - Abu Dhabi Inc. 4 1,109 1 22 5 1,131
10 South Korea Inc. 1 183 6 870 7 1,053
11 Australia Inc. 5 360 14 598 19 958
12 Kuwait Inc. 2 697 2 134 4 831
13 Saudi Arabia Inc. 1 430 1 250 2 680
14 Qatar Inc. 1 366 1 28 2 394
15 Denmark Inc. 0 0 9 383 9 383
16 UAE - Dubai Inc. 3 353 0 0 3 353
17 Sweden Inc. 0 0 2 313 2 313
18 Malaysia Inc. 2 34 3 236 5 270
19 UK Inc. 1 0 14 256 15 256
20 France Inc. 1 51 3 204 4 255
21 India Inc. 1 2 4 188 5 190
22 Russia Inc. 2 189 0 0 2 189
23 Kazakhstan Inc. 4 137 1 31 5 168
24 Finland Inc. 1 8 2 97 3 105
25 Oman Inc. 1 35 0 0 1 35
26 Bahrain Inc. 2 19 1 10 3 29
Total 150 10,028 265 20,013 415 30,041

Source: Global SWF. Last updated July 2021