INVE-B.ST - Investor AB

Stockholm - Stockholm Real Time Price. Currency in SEK

Investor AB

Arsenalsgatan 8C
Stockholm 103 32
Sweden
46 86 14 20 00
http://www.investorab.com

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full Time Employees20,054

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Johan ForssellCEO & Director12.38MN/A1971
Ms. Helena SaxonCFO & Member of Management GroupN/AN/A1970
Mr. Christian CederholmCo-Head of Patricia Industries, Member of the Extended Management Group & Investment Mang.N/AN/A1978
Mr. Daniel NodhällHead of Listed Core Investments & Member of the Management GroupN/AN/A1978
Ms. Petra HedengranHead of Corp. Governance, Gen. Counsel & Member of the Management GroupN/AN/A1964
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in SEK.

Description

Investor AB is a private equity and venture capital firm operating through four business areas including core, private equity, operating, and financial investments. For core investments, the firm invests in health care, care, and education sectors and considers investments in listed companies in leading minority positions. The firm seeks to invest globally and acquire a board seat. For its operating investments, the firm seeks to focus on medium-sized to large companies headquartered in Northern Europe. It acquires controlling interest or minority position with significant influence in its portfolio companies within operating investments. The firm considers majority or minority investments in both listed and unlisted companies. Within private equity, the firm makes venture capital and buyout investments. For venture capital, it seeks investments through its subsidiary, Investor Growth Capital, which is focused on investments in the information technology, technology, engineering, financial services, and healthcare sectors in Northern Europe, the United States, and Asia. It seeks to invest in companies ranging from startups to companies that are about to enter an expansion stage and its investment commitment range between SEK 20 million ($2.94 million) and SEK 200 million ($29.43 million). In its venture capital investments, it acquires minority stakes in its portfolio companies and the ownership horizon varies from three to seven years. For buyouts, the firm makes fund investments through its subsidiary, EQT that makes buyout investments in medium-sized mature companies in Northern Europe and Greater China. The firm seeks to exit its private equity investments between three years and seven years. The firm seeks to take board membership in its portfolio companies. For financial investments, it acquires minority ownership in financial holdings for shorter horizon. Investor AB was founded in 1916 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden with additional offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Beijing, China; Menlo Park, California; Hong Kong, China; New York, New York; and Tokyo, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Investor AB’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 1, 2018 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.