Public Institution for Social Security Fund

The Public Institution For Social Security (PIFSS; Arabic:المؤسسة العامة للتأمينات الاجتماعية‎) is the public pension fund of the state of Kuwait, it was founded in 1955 and counts 11 subsidiaries and 45 documented transactions.[1] In 2021, its cash reserves accounted to 4% of its investments down from 11.5% in 2020.[2]

Public Institution For Social Security Fund
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HeadquartersKuwait City, Kuwait
Director general
Meshal Al-Othman

The current worth of the assets of the PIFSS is estimated at $134 billion. It recorded its best ever annual performance year in 2021, recording a 20.9% growth in its assets.[3][4]


The pension fund owns 25% of the U.S. private equity firm Stone Point Capital, 25% of Oak Hill Advisors and 10% of TowerBrook Capital Partners.[5]


  1. ^ "Public Institution for Social Security". Sovereign wealth fund institute. Retrieved 2021-09-12.
  2. ^ "Kuwait's $134 billion pension fund has record gain in turnaround". Pensions & Investments. 2021-06-23. Retrieved 2021-09-12.
  3. ^ "Kuwait's $134 Billion Pension Fund Has Record Gain in Turnaround". 2021-06-23. Retrieved 2021-09-12.
  4. ^ "Kuwait's Pension Fund Has Record Gain in Turnaround". pension policy international.
  5. ^ "Kuwait pension fund posts record first-quarter investment profit". Arabianbusiness. Arabianbusiness.