National Pension Service

National Pension Service
Type Government-linked company
Pension fund
(Sovereign wealth fund)
Industry Investment management
Founded 1988
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Key people Jun Kwang-woo, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

The National Pension Service of Korea ("NPS") is a public pension fund for South Korea. It is the fourth largest in the world[1] with $300 billion in assets is the largest investor in South Korea.[2]


The strategy of NPS in 2010 was double its overseas investments to 20 percent by 2015. It forecasts increasing assets to $436 billion by 2015.[2]

Recent transactions includes the purchase of a 23.44% stake in Colonial Pipeline Company in partnership with KKR.[3]


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