Public Asset Owners Bought into Amazon Big Before COVID-19

Posted on 08/24/2020

According to transaction data from the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), sovereign wealth funds and public pensions bought large direct equity shares into, Inc., before the COVID-19 pandemic. SWFI tracks the investment activities of large public funds such as large public pension plans and sovereign funds. In this analysis, SWFI screened out index-like transactions and selected sizable purchases. Amazon stock also remains a favorite holding for many hedge funds in 2020.

Public Asset Owners Investing Directly into Equity Shares via Open Market

SWFI transaction filter:
Transaction name: Amazon
Type: Open Market
Amount Min: 25,000,000
Buyer Type: Sovereign Wealth Fund, Public Pension

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