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. 23 240 87 8,452 110 8,692
2 China Inc. 8 2,270 5 462 13 2,732
3 Others 80 492 81 1,544 161 2,036
4 Japan Inc. 1 0 8 1,898 9 1,898
5 Canada Inc. 2 14 18 1,380 20 1,394
6 Norway Inc. 2 1,163 1 3 3 1,166
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. 5 286 17 616 22 902
11 South Korea Inc. 1 157 7 741 8 898
12 Saudi Arabia Inc. 2 773 2 58 4 831
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. 1 0 15 296 16 296
17 France Inc. 1 33 5 249 6 282
18 Malaysia Inc. 2 37 3 235 5 272
19 Denmark Inc. 0 0 9 265 9 265
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 33 3 115 7 148
24 Finland Inc. 1 7 2 75 3 82
25 Oman Inc. 2 48 0 0 2 48
26 Bahrain Inc. 2 19 1 10 3 29
Total 155 8,862 283 18,135 438 26,997

Source: Global SWF. Last updated August 2020