40 Years: A Snapshot of Facts

July 13, 2021

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The birth of GIC was swift and pragmatic. 40 years ago, our founders started out with only a desk and an unusable telephone. There was no inauguration ceremony, no ribbon-cutting to mark the organization’s “day one”.

14,600 days (equivalent to 40 years) later, whilst we have long outgrown the first office, what remained constant throughout is our purpose – to safeguard and grow Singapore’s financial reserves. Remaining humble to this day is also evident in our unceasing strive for excellence.

In honour of this significant occasion, we’re uncovering the facts and stats and of our milestone. Have a look: