Alaska Permanent Fund Returns Stellar FY17 Performance Results
Juneau – The Alaska Permanent Fund’s (Fund) investments gained 12.57% in fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and the Fund ended June 30, 2017 with a total record value of $59.8 billion, comprised of $47.0 billion in the Principal of the Fund and $12.8 billion in the Earnings Reserve Account. Following the FY17 year-end close, the Total Fund value has continued climbing to record highs and is now well over $60 billion.
Reflecting on the recent noteworthy performance of the Fund and 40 years of successful Alaskan stewardship, the Board of Trustees Chair Bill Moran offered that this "high mark is a testament to the Alaskans who had the foresight to create the Fund, the leaders of yesterday and today who have maintained the integrity of the Fund and the dedicated professionals of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation who have attentively invested the Fund."
APFC’s CEO Angela Rodell stated that “the success of the Fund has been built upon decades of investment experience and the firm commitment of the Board of Trustees to establish sound investment, governance and transparency practices. Due to these efforts, not only has the Fund reached an all-time high value it has also achieved world-wide recognition as a model for converting a non-renewable natural resource into a renewable financial resource.”