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We work to safeguard and build
financial wealth for future generations

A film about the fund

The Norwegian people own the fund

Our mission is to safeguard and build financial wealth for the future generations of Norway. See our film about the fund's history, objective and management.

Holdings

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investments

We invest in almost 9,000 companies and have investments in 77 countries. The fund's annual holdings are available from 1998 to the end of 2016

Press conference 2Q

22 August 2017 at 10:00 CET

Trond Grande, Deputy CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, and Egil Matsen, Second Deputy Chairman of Norges Bank's Executive Board, present the 2Q 2017 quarterly report for the Government Pension Fund Global. The press conference is held in Norwegian.

Global investments

36% Europe

42% North America

18% Asia and Oceania

4% Rest of the world


About the investments

Investment strategy

Equities, Fixed Income and real estate

The fund is invested globally in international equities, fixed income and real estate. The goal is to have well diversified investments that distribute risk and generate the highest possible return within the mandate from the Ministry of Finance. 


Investment strategy

Responsible investment

Our focus areas

We work on selected issues that are relevant across multiple sectors, and have formulated expectations for how companies should manage risk and report on their activities. We have three focus areas dealing directly with environmental and social issues:


More on responsible investment

The fund's returns

5.8% 

Annual return

The fund generated an annual return of 5.8 percent from the establishment of Norges Bank Investment Management in 1998 to the end of the first quarter of 2017, measured in the fund's currency basket. After management costs and inflation, the return was 3.9 percent.


Returns

Latest report

1Q

 

Results

 

The Government Pension Fund Global returned 3.8 percent, or 297 billion kroner, in the first quarter of 2017.

1Q 2017 report

Report archive

Careers

Exciting career opportunities

As manager of the Government Pension Fund Global, we can offer exciting careers with a high level of responsibility and independence. We operate in a competitive, dynamic and fast-paced multinational environment.

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