Strategies & Capabilities


Official Institutions Group Where Sovereign Investors Turn When It Matters Most

Sovereign investors face immense pressure to deliver results and manage risk. We understand this pressure because we live it every day. 

As a Global Systematically Important Financial Institution (G-SIFI) and one of the world’s largest asset managers, we draw on our experience, size and global reach to address the complex challenges facing sovereign investors.


About the Official Institutions Group


We are a dedicated, London-based team that provides advice and solutions for official institutions (OIs) around the globe, including sovereign wealth funds, central banks, supranationals and public-sector clients.


Official Institutions Sector Coverage (USD Billions)


Sources: State Street Global Advisors as of December 31, 2020; Pensions and Investments Research Center, December 31, 2019; The “Central Banking Asset Manager of the Year” award recognises Asset Managers who demonstrate that they have added value in managing investment assets of central banks and other sovereign investors. The Central Banking “Asset Manager of the Year” Award is based on Risk/return and liquidity suitability, diversification, benchmarking/benchmark outperformance. Submissions should describe why an institution deserves an award through a selection of case studies describing solutions and benefits offered to its official institution clients. While geographical reach and breadth of assets coverage are important, particular attention will be made to asset managers that have met the real needs of their clients during the period under review. https://www.centralbankingawards.com/categories


Why Sovereign Investors Choose Us


For nearly two decades, official institutions have turned to us for innovative solutions, a global perspective, reliable execution and customized training and research.


Comprehensive Investment Solutions


Scale, Stability and Rigor


Research, Training and Knowledge Transfer


Innovative Solutions to Emerging Markets


Research and Thought Leadership


We apply intellectual rigor and insights gained from working with clients around the world to conduct proprietary research that answers sovereign investors’ most pressing questions.

Annual Reports on OI Investment Trend

These reports analyze asset flows across sovereign investors and include trend analyses and peer group comparisons for:

  • Sovereign wealth funds
  • Central banks
  • Public pension funds
  • ESG investing among OIs

Thematic Reports on Timely Issues

We identify and explore issues that are of utmost importance to sovereign investors, including: 


Knowledge Transfer and Training


We organize training and events around the world that involve both academic theory and up-close interaction with investment professionals.

In addition to these global and regional events, other training opportunities we provide to our OI clients and their professionals include:

  • Local workshops at client offices
  • Annual review meetings and training sessions
  • Monthly and quarterly investment calls
  • Ad-hoc queries
     

Our Team


Our team collaborates with sovereign investors to understand their distinct investment challenges, respond to their immediate needs, design customized client-centric solutions and help them prepare for the future. To learn more about our capabilities for sovereign investors, contact us or download our brochure.

Andrew Wold

Head of OI Client Strategy

Charlotte Richards

Charlotte Richards

Senior Business Analyst

Shivani Mann 

Communications Officer