Norway’s SWF Sees American Real Estate in the Horizon

The mega sovereign wealth funds are in it for the long haul. They understand that countries that lower their unemployment rate will assist in getting real estate values higher. Norway’s GPFG recently made a real estate investment in Zurich buying a building from Credit Suisse AG. The sovereign wealth fund started investing in real estate last year, exploiting its massive pool of commodity capital.

Around 44% of all sovereign funds invest in some form of real estate equity investments.

Real estate is a risk-on type of investment, which fits Norway’s GPFG countercyclical nature perfectly. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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