Investor at a glance

Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family a hundred years ago, is a leading owner of high-quality, international companies.

We have a long-term investment perspective and support our companies in their efforts to create sustainable value. Through board participation, industrial experience, our network and financial strength, we strive to make our companies best-in-class.

Vision
As a long-term owner, we actively support the building and development of best-in-class companies.

Business concept
Investor owns significant stakes in highquality companies. Through the Boards of Directors, we work for continuous improvement of the performance of the companies. With our industrial experience, broad network and financial strength, we strive to make and keep our companies best-inclass. We always look at the opportunities and challenges facing each individual company.

Our cash flow allows us to financially support strategic initiatives in our companies, capture investment opportunities and provide our shareholders with a steadily rising dividend.

Business areas
Our investments are managed within Listed Core Investments, EQT and Patricia Industries. Through substantial ownership and board representation, we engage to develop our companies, both within Listed Core Investments and Patricia Industries. We define value creation plans and benchmark our companies to support them in maintaining or achieving best-in-class positions in their respective industries.

Listed Core Investments
The Listed Core Investments business area represents the majority of our assets. Our listed core investments are ABB, AstraZeneca, Atlas Copco, Electrolux, Ericsson, Husqvarna, Nasdaq, Saab, SEB, Sobi and Wärtsilä. These are multinational companies with strong market positions and proven track records.

EQT
We were one of the founders of EQT and have been a sponsor of its funds since its inception.

Patricia Industries
Patricia Industries focuses on the development and expansion of Investor’s unlisted holdings, predominantly our wholly-owned subsidiaries Aleris, BraunAbility, Grand Group, Mölnlycke, Permobil and Vectura, as well as our partner-owned investment 3 Scandinavia. Within Patricia Industries, Financial Investments is also included, consisting of all legacy Investor Growth Capital investments and other holdings for which the investment horizon has not yet been defined.

Offices and employees
Our 91 employees are based at our offices in Stockholm, New York and Palo Alto.

Chairman
Jacob Wallenberg since 2005. 

President and CEO
Johan Forssell since 2015.

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