By The Numbers

Abu Dhabi’s $1.35 billion purchase of a 7.5 percent stake in the Carlyle Group shows how governments are emerging as the world’s richest private investors.


Value in U.S. billions of Abu Dhabi’s investment fund, the largest so-called sovereign fund in the world


Billions of dollars worth of assets held by J.P. Morgan Chase, the world’s biggest hedge-fund operators


Trillions of dollars worth of assets now owned by sovereign funds, twice the value of the assets held by hedge funds

15 The predicted value of sovereign fund assets 10 years from now, in trillions of U.S. dollars