Folketrygdfondet is a responsible, active investor with a long investment horizon and the aim of achieving high financial returns over time.
The investment mandate for the fund specifies a benchmark allocation of 60% equities and 40% fixed income. 85% of the fund capital is invested in Norway and 15% in the other Nordic countries.
Folketrygdfondet is the largest institutional investor on the Oslo Stock Exchange, owning around 5% of the market capitalization or approximately 10% of the free float.
The Government Pension Fund comprises:
- The Government Pension Fund Norway, managed by Folketrygdfondet
- The Government Pension Fund Global, managed by Norges Bank