Investor AB is an investment company, which invests in companies through the Boards of Directors. It operates through the Core Investments and Financial Investments segments. The Core Investments segment consists of listed holdings and majority-owned operating subsidiaries. Its ownership horizon is long term and returns are mainly generated via value appreciation, share redemptions and dividends. The Financial Investments segment includes EQT funds, Investor Growth Capital, partner-owned investments and some smaller holdings. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.