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We work to safeguard and build
financial wealth for future generations
The fund has a small stake in more than 9,000 companies worldwide, including the likes of Apple, Nestlé, Microsoft and Samsung. On average, the fund holds 1.3 percent of all of the world’s listed companies.
The Norwegian oil fund is one of the world's largest funds. Investments are spread across most markets, countries and currencies to achieve broad exposure to global growth and value creation, and ensure good risk diversification.
Most of the fund is invested in equities, which are ownership interests in companies. Another part is invested in bonds, which are a type of loan to governments and companies, and a final slice is invested in real estate and infrastructure for renewable energy.
Search in all of the fund’s investments by country, asset class and sector. This information is updated annually and is available for every year since our first investment in 1998.
The fund exists to help finance the Norwegian welfare state for future generations. The future value of the fund depends on sustainable growth, well-functioning markets and value creation at the companies we invest in.
Returns on the fund’s investments account for the biggest part of the fund's market value. Inflows from the government make up 3,265 billion kroner of the value. Fluctuations in the krone lie behind the remainder. The values in the chart is as at 30.06.22.
The fund’s investment decisions are based on research and analysis of the developments in financial markets and the global economy. We share internal research and analysis as well as content from conferences or seminars. We invite to dialogue and have a strong collaboration with academics, peers and practitioners with an aim to improving the investment strategy and our results.
In this podcast our CEO Nicolai Tangen is having in-depth interviews with leaders of some of the largest companies in the world, such as BPs Bernard Looney, Nicolas Hieronimus, CEO of L'oréal and Benedetto Vigna, CEO of Ferrari. You will get to know the leader, their strategy, and how they interact with a large investors like us.
In the third quarter of 2022, the Government Pension Fund Global returned -4.4 percent, equivalent to -449 billion kroner.
Norges Bank Investment Management has signed an agreement to acquire a 48.75 percent interest in a property which will be developed into a life sciences property, located at Capital Park in Cambridge. The investment will be made in joint venture with the Public Sector Pension Investment Board “PSP Investments” and Longfellow Real Estate Partners “Longfellow”.
Today, Norges Bank Investment Management publishes a new 2025 climate action plan and sets targets for net zero emissions by 2050 for all companies in our portfolio.