About us

Folketrygdfondet is a professional investment manager whose main task is to manage the Government Pension Fund Norway on behalf of the Ministry of Finance.

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