Investment funds that are owned and controlled by their governments or central banks. Although funded primarily by currency reserves, they are managed separately from official currency reserves. The funds invest in firms and assets either locally/regionally for the purpose of economic development or internationally for the purpose of diversifying their country's holdings.
Also referred to as SWF
Companies that primarily invest in companies that operate in various sectors. The investment companies include conventional and Islamic private equity, holding, and venture capital firms.
Companies that provide financial services and products that facilitate the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of money and other financial assets. Includes credit-related services, investment-related services, oversight services, investment banking, all other banking, insurance, central banks and monetary authorities, and stock exchanges.