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S√£o Paulo ‚Äď Saudi Arabia‚Äôs Public Investment Fund (PIF) deployed USD 31.6 billion across 49 deals, newspaper Arab News reported. According to worldwide sovereign wealth fund tracker Global SWF, PIF was responsible for 25% of the USD 124.7 billion state-owned investments across the world in the 12 months to the end of December.
Internationally, PIF executed investments in US- and Japan-based gaming companies, Brazil‚Äôs Vale Basic Materials, and the UK‚Äôs Heathrow Airport. According to the report, PIF experienced a 33% growth in investments compared to 2022. (Pictured, a Vale operation.)
These investments aligns with the strategic goals of Saudi Arabia‚Äôs Vision 2030, underlining PIF‚Äôs role in driving the country‚Äôs economic development and diversification efforts. Furthermore, the report forecasts that the fund will be among the top three sovereign funds in the world by the end of the decade, with an estimated USD 2 trillion in assets under management.
Translation by Guilherme Miranda