The fund is one of the world’s largest and is broadly invested across countries, sectors and currencies. It holds shares, bonds and real estate all around the world, but invests only abroad so that the Norwegian economy does not overheat.
The investment strategies aim to exploit the fund's characteristics as a large, global investor with a limited short-term liquidity requirements in order to achieve a high return with acceptable risk. The fund's investment strategies fall into three main strategies.
The aim is to improve the fund's market and risk exposure in the long term through a reference portfolio more adapted to the fund characteristics than the benchmark index.
The aim is to achieve excess return compared to relevant benchmarks.
We aim to generate good return over time through asset positioning and securities lending, and lowering transaction costs.