Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF)

Sovereign Wealth Funds had grown in importance due to its size and closed link to government.

Some resources on SWF:

SWF Institute

A good resource on SWF. There are website links to various SWFs, fund rankings, statistics & research.

Some of the important parameters for SWFs are size, SWF-to-foreign-exchange-reserve ratio and transparency. The transparency index for SWF is called Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index. We can find these parameters of SWFs from fund rankings.

Singapore’s SWFs are GIC and Temasek Holding (Temasek itself claims that it is not a SWF).
Malaysia’s SWF is Khazanah.

International Working Group (IWG) of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) has published a set of 24 voluntary principles to ensure an open international investment environment.

Generally Accepted Principles and Practices (GAPP)for SWF (called Santiago Principles)
pdf file

SWF Radar:
We can look for updated SWF news here.
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