The Fund's Market value
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.
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.
More on the investment strategy
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
The fund generated an annual return of 5.9 percent from the establishment of Norges Bank Investment Management in 1998 to the end of the second quarter of 2017, measured in the fund's currency basket. After management costs and inflation, the return was 4.0 percent.
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5 September 2017
New Chief Investment Officers in Norges Bank Real Estate Management
Per Løken and Romain Veber were appointed Chief Investment Officer US and Chief Investment Officer Europe respectively, in Norges Bank Real Estate Management on 1 September 2017. Both come from senior roles in Norges Bank Real Estate Management.