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. 23 265 91 9,754 114 10,019
2 China Inc. 5 2,550 4 514 9 3,064
3 Japan Inc. 0 0 8 2,114 8 2,114
4 Others 79 475 73 1,202 152 1,677
5 Canada Inc. 2 14 17 1,473 19 1,487
6 Norway Inc. 2 1,314 1 4 3 1,320
7 Netherlands Inc. 0 0 8 1,212 8 1,212
8 UAE - Abu Dhabi Inc. 4 1,097 0 0 4 1,097
9 Singapore Inc. 2 765 1 275 3 1,040
10 South Korea Inc. 1 183 6 825 7 1,008
11 Australia Inc. 5 356 14 554 19 910
12 Kuwait Inc. 3 605 1 86 4 691
13 Saudi Arabia Inc. 1 400 2 58 3 458
14 Qatar Inc. 1 366 1 28 2 394
15 Denmark Inc. 0 0 9 375 9 375
16 UAE - Dubai Inc. 3 354 0 0 3 354
17 Sweden Inc. 0 0 2 300 2 300
18 Malaysia Inc. 2 34 3 235 5 269
19 UK Inc. 1 0 14 256 15 256
20 France Inc. 1 33 3 204 4 237
21 India Inc. 1 2 4 188 5 190
22 Russia Inc. 2 186 0 0 2 186
23 Kazakhstan Inc. 4 136 1 31 5 167
24 Finland Inc. 1 7 2 98 3 105
25 Oman Inc. 1 35 0 0 1 35
26 Bahrain Inc. 2 19 1 10 3 29
Total 146 9,196 266 19,796 412 28,994

Source: Global SWF. Last updated April 2021