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. 23 240 87 8,456 110 8,696
2 China Inc. 8 2,270 5 463 13 2,733
3 Others 79 488 81 1,540 160 2,028
4 Japan Inc. 1 0 8 1,883 9 1,883
5 Canada Inc. 2 14 18 1,400 20 1,414
6 Norway Inc. 2 1,099 1 3 3 1,102
7 Netherlands Inc. 0 0 8 1,065 8 1,065
8 UAE - Abu Dhabi Inc. 3 1,005 0 0 3 1,005
9 Singapore Inc. 2 703 1 275 3 978
10 Australia Inc. 5 297 17 616 22 913
11 South Korea Inc. 1 157 7 741 8 898
12 Saudi Arabia Inc. 2 808 2 58 4 866
13 Kuwait Inc. 3 574 1 88 4 662
14 Qatar Inc. 1 345 1 28 2 373
15 UAE - Dubai Inc. 3 354 0 0 3 354
16 Denmark Inc. 0 0 9 344 9 344
17 UK Inc. 1 0 15 296 16 296
18 France Inc. 1 33 5 250 6 283
19 Malaysia Inc. 2 37 3 235 5 272
20 Sweden Inc. 0 0 7 252 7 252
21 Russia Inc. 2 176 0 0 2 176
22 Kazakhstan Inc. 4 133 1 28 5 161
23 Global / Multilaterals Inc. 4 34 3 115 7 149
24 Finland Inc. 1 7 2 76 3 83
25 Oman Inc. 2 48 0 0 2 48
26 Bahrain Inc. 2 19 1 10 3 29
Total 154 8,841 283 18,222 437 27,063

Source: Global SWF. Last updated September 2020