The fund’s equity investments span around 9,000 companies in numerous countries, industries and currencies all around the world. Our investments are limited to companies listed on regulated exchanges, and the fund is not permitted to hold more than 10 percent of the shares in a listed company, with the exception of real estate companies.
Our equity investments are spread across a variety of sectors. The greatest geographical exposure is to North America and Europe, followed by developed markets in the Asia-Pacific region and emerging markets.
The fund’s benchmark index is set by the Ministry of Finance. The equity portion of the benchmark index is based on the FTSE Global All Cap index.
Companies’ activities can have a great impact on local communities and the environment. Over time, this could affect their profitability and so the fund’s return. As a responsible investor, we make active use of our voting rights and vote at all shareholder meetings. We assess companies’ corporate governance and sustainability performance, and we issue clear expectations of the companies we invest in. There are also some types of company we choose not to invest in. Read more about our responsible investment
The fund's largest equity holdings
In millions of kroner as at 31 December 2022.
|CompanyRoche Holding AG||CountrySwitzerland||Holding62,055|
|CompanyTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd||CountryTaiwan||Holding60,040|
|CompanyNovo Nordisk A/S||CountryDenmark||Holding57,065|
|CompanyASML Holding NV||CountryNetherlands||Holding52,085|
The funds holdings in equity markets
The equity investments consists of ownership shares in more than 9,000 companies world wide. On average the fund owns 1.5 percent of all listed companies.
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