Kinnevik develops operating companies and manages a portfolio of long-term investments in a selected number of listed companies.
Investment AB Kinnevik was founded in 1936 and thus embodies seventyfive years of entrepreneurship under the same group of principal owners. Kinnevik’s objective is to increase shareholder value, primarily through net asset value growth. The company’s holdings of growth companies are focused around the following business sectors; Telecom & Financial services, Online, Media and Industry and other investments. Kinnevik has a long history of investing in emerging markets which has resulted in a considerable exposure to consumer sectors in these markets. Kinnevik plays an active role on the Boards of its holdings.
The past 30 years, Kinnevik’s shares have generated an average effective yield of 17 per cent per year through higher share prices and dividends, as well as the value of the offer to subscribe for shares.