Private Equity

Under the portfolio diversification strategy, the NPS constantly expands its exposure to alternative assets including real estate, infrastructure and private equities, etc.


(in trillion won, as of the end of Q1 in 2024)

Asset Value of the Private Equity 74.2, Weight in the Total Fund 6.7%, Portion of the Alternatives 42.7%

Overview (Unit: KRW in Trillion)
year Alternatives Private Equity
2019 84.3 29.4
2020 90.7 33.4
2021.4Q 119.3 47.0
2022 146.2 59.8
2023 164.2 70.5
2024. 1Q 173.8 74.2
  • Hedge funds, Private Debts are included.
  • Until a fund management assessment is completed, preliminary estimates are provided.
  • The figures above might not add up due to rounding.

Type/Geography Composition

(As of the end of 2022)
Private Equity Portfolio Breakdown Sector Diagram - 
					Type is Project : 15.5%, fund : 84.5%. Region is Domestic : 22.0%, Overseas : 78.0%.
					Overseas Market is Asia: 6.4%, Europe: 18.0%, North America : 29.6%, Global : 46.0%
  • Hedge funds are excluded.
  • Data on assets by sector, geography, issuer or type as of the end of the fiscal year is disclosed in the third quarter of the following year according to Article 25 of the Guideline for National Pension Fund Management and Article 39 of the Regulation on National Pension Fund Management.
  • The figures above might not add up due to rounding.