• Building best-in-class companies

    Founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago, Investor is the leading owner of high quality Nordic-based international companies. Through board participation, our industrial experience, network and financial strength, we strive to make our companies best-in-class.

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    Building best-in-class companies
  • Our objective

    Our objective is to build the net asset value, operate efficiently and pay out a steadily rising dividend. Over time, this should allow us to generate an attractive total return to our shareholders.

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    Our objective
  • Our guiding principles

    We have a long-term perspective for all investments. We always act in the best interest of our portfolio companies by fully supporting them in their efforts to create sustainable value.

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    Our guiding principles
  • Business concept

    We own significant interests in high-quality companies. Through the Boards we work for continuous improvements in the companies. Our cash flow allows us to support strategic initiatives in our companies, capture investment opportunities and provide our shareholders with a dividend.

    Business concept
  • Flexibility to act

    We have a strong financial position and thus high flexibility. We have long duration on our debt, limited near term refinancing needs, and readily available cash resources.

    Flexibility to act
  • The Boards of our companies

    The Boards are at the center of our governance model and should always act in the best interest of the company and all shareholders. It is critical to have Boards with relevant expertise, integrity, business judgement and passion for business.

    The Boards of our companies

Investor 100 years

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Investor AB. In conjunction with the anniversary, Investor publishes a book about the people, the companies and transactions, the events and the environment that have contributed to shape Investor during its first 100 years. The book is written by the author and journalist Ronald Fagerfjäll and is based on interviews with many key individuals within Investor and its network. Investor shareholders can purchase the book at a special price SEK 179 via the link below (international shipping of the book will be available shortly).

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Interim Report January-June 2016

Net asset value amounted to SEK 259,083 m. (SEK 339 per share) on June 30, 2016, a decrease of SEK 3,199 m. (SEK 5 per share) during the quarter, corresponding to a change of -1 percent. Adjusted for the dividend paid, net asset value increased by SEK 4,436 m., or 2 percent. Over the past 20 years, annual average net asset value growth, with dividend added back, has been 9 percent.

A conference call was held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. President and CEO Johan Forssell and CFO Helena Saxon presented Investor AB's Interim Report for January-June 2016.

 

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2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Investor AB. Founded by the Wallenberg family, Investor is an active and long-term owner of high-quality companies, continuously working to make them best-in-class. Visit our anniversary site to learn more about our legacy.

Investor 100 years