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Investor AB (publ)

Hamngatan 15
Stockholm 103 32
46 8 61 42 000

Full-time employees18,260

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Johan Forssell M.Sc.CEO, President, Member of the Management Group & Director21.43MN/A1971
Ms. Helena SaxonCFO & Member of Management GroupN/AN/A1970
Mr. Christian CederholmHead of Patricia Industries, Member of the Extended Management Group & Investment ManagerN/AN/A1978
Mr. Daniel NodhallHead of Listed Companies & Member of the Management GroupN/AN/A1978
Ms. Petra HedengranHead of Corporate Governance, General Counsel & Member of the Management GroupN/AN/A1964
Ms. Jessica HäggströmHead of Human Resources & Member of Extended Management BoardN/AN/A1969
Mr. Jacob LundHead of Corporate Communication & Sustainability and Member of Management BoardN/AN/A1974
Mr. Magnus DalhammarHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Catharina ThornellHead of TreasuryN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in SEK.


Investor AB (publ) is a venture capital firm specializing in mature, middle market, buyouts and growth capital investments. It is operating through four business areas including core, private equity, operating, and financial investments. For core investments, the firm invests in health care, financial services, IT and fintech 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 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 (publ) 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 (publ)’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 February 2024 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 8; Compensation: 8.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.