About Global SWF Data Platform

Global SWF is an innovative and comprehensive Data Platform that tracks 350 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. 22 230 77 8,557 99 8,787
2 China Inc. 8 2,269 2 440 10 2,709
3 Japan Inc. 1 0 6 1,899 7 1,899
4 Others 80 473 28 1,054 108 1,527
5 Canada Inc. 2 14 15 1,343 17 1,357
6 Norway Inc. 2 1,187 0 0 2 1,187
7 Singapore Inc. 2 821 1 275 3 1,096
8 Netherlands Inc. 0 0 7 1,065 7 1,065
9 UAE - Abu Dhabi Inc. 3 1,005 0 0 3 1,005
10 South Korea Inc. 1 157 5 731 6 888
11 Saudi Arabia Inc. 2 819 2 58 4 877
12 Australia Inc. 5 275 12 498 17 773
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 UK Inc. 0 0 15 335 15 335
17 Malaysia Inc. 2 37 3 234 5 271
18 Denmark Inc. 0 4 8 247 8 251
19 France Inc. 1 34 3 209 4 243
20 Sweden Inc. 0 0 6 243 6 243
21 Russia Inc. 2 169 0 0 2 169
22 Kazakhstan Inc. 4 145 0 0 4 145
23 Global / Multilaterals Inc. 4 27 2 93 6 120
24 Finland Inc. 1 8 2 86 3 94
25 Oman Inc. 3 48 0 0 3 48
26 Bahrain Inc. 2 19 0 0 2 19
Total 154 9,014 196 17,483 350 26,497

Source: Global SWF. Last updated July 2020