Report Reveals World’s Largest Pension Funds


Towers Watson released its annual Global 300 report and revealed the largest pension funds in the world. Six of the 20 largest funds were public funds in the United States.

From Asia Asset Management:

With more than US$1.2 trillion in assets, Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) was for the tenth-year running ranked as the world’s largest retirement savings manager in an annual Towers Watson report.


North America remained the largest region in terms of assets, accounting for 41.4% of the worldwide total. According to the consulting firm, the leading 300 players now make up 47% of pension assets globally.

Here are the 20 largest pension funds in the world, according to the report:

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Source: Towers Watson