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.

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

Business concept
Investor owns significant stakes in high-quality companies. Through the boards of directors, we work for continuous improvement of the performance of our companies. With our industrial experience, broad network and financial strength, we strive to make and keep our companies best-in-class.

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.

We were one of the founders of EQT and have been a sponsor of its funds since its inception. EQT operates in Europe, the U.S. and Asia within several different assets classes: equity, mid-market, infrastructure, credit and ventures.

Patricia Industries
Patricia Industries focuses on the development and expansion of Investor’s unlisted portfolio companies, predominantly our wholly-owned subsidiaries Aleris, BraunAbility, Grand Group, Laborie, Mölnlycke, Permobil and Vectura, as well as our partner-owned investment 3 Scandinavia. These companies have strong market positions and Corporate cultures in industries with long-term growth potential. Patricia Industries’ portfolio also includes Financial Investments, stemming from our former venture capital arm, Investor Growth Capital.

Offices and employees
Our 87 employees are based at our offices in Stockholm, New York and Palo Alto.

Jacob Wallenberg since 2005. 

President and CEO
Johan Forssell since 2015.

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