The state is an extensive owner of companies in Norway. The state has direct ownership, managed through the ministries, in 69 companies.
Why the state is an owner
The Government has a pragmatic approach to what the State should own.
What the state owns
The State’s direct ownership comprises companies where the State’s ownership is managed directly by a ministry.
How state ownership is exercised
The State shall be an active owner with a long-term perspective in line with good and responsible private owners.