About IFSWF

Formed in 2009, the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) is a voluntary organisation of global sovereign wealth funds committed to working together and strengthening the community through dialogue, research and self-assessment and promoting a deeper understanding of sovereign wealth fund activity.

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Our Members

We have 30 members from around the globe representing approximately 70 per cent of all assets managed by sovereign wealth funds globally and represent approximately a third of all sovereign wealth funds.

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Santiago Principles

The Generally Accepted Principles and Practices (GAPP) for sovereign wealth funds are voluntarily endorsed by all IFSWF members. These Principles, known as the “Santiago Principles”, provide 24 practical items of guidance on appropriate governance and accountability arrangements, and the conduct of investment practices necessary for sound long-term investment procedures. The Principles also aim to promote cross-border investments and the openness and stability of financial systems. 

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Become a Member

We welcome applications for membership from sovereign wealth funds willing to endorse the Santiago Principles on a voluntary basis. Contact us below and download our presentation for more details.

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