USA - Alaska Permanent Fund

Inception: 1976
$38 Billion in Assets1

Invests 25% of all revenue from oil "for the benefit of the current and all future generations of Alaskans".2

In 2000 paid a dividend to every resident of $1,964. In 2007 $1,575.

Began investing in equities and real estate in 1982.
Current allocation: 53% equities, 29% bonds, 10% real estate, 8% alternative investments

Top 10 Holdings:
GE, Exxon, Microsoft, Google, P&G, HP, Citi, Schlumberger, Cisco and AT&T.

Oil revenues have helped Alaska avoid an income and sales tax


9/19/2007 Alaska faces debate on dividend or taxes