Kinnevik: Henrik Persson leaves Kinnevik

7 Jul 2014, 8:00 AM

Kinnevik today announced that Henrik Persson, a member of its investment management team, has decided to leave Kinnevik after more than 12 years with the Group. Henrik will continue to serve Kinnevik as an advisor and board member of a number of its investee companies.

"Over the last few years, Henrik has played a very important role in identifying a number of attractive investment opportunities within the e-commerce, market places and financial services sectors, as well as in contributing to their development. We look forward to working with Henrik in the coming years" says Lorenzo Grabau, CEO of Kinnevik. 

"The last 12 years have been a most extraordinary journey during which I have been able to work with many great people in the Kinnevik Group and with some of the world's leading entrepreneurs. I now look forward to working with my own investment and advisory business, and to continue to work with Kinnevik" says Henrik Persson.

For further information, visit or contact:

Torun Litzén, Director Investor Relations+46 (0)8 562 000 83
 +46 (0)70 762 00 83

Investment AB Kinnevik is a leading, long-term oriented, investment company based in Sweden. Kinnevik primarily invests in consumer centric businesses that provide innovative and value-added technology-enabled services. Our main areas of focus are the Communications, e-Commerce, Entertainment and Financial Services sectors. We own significant stakes in over 50 companies that operate in more than 80 countries across five continents, with a particular emphasis on growth markets. The Kinnevik Group employs more than 90 000 people around the world.

Kinnevik actively supports the companies in which it invests and plays an influential role on their respective Boards. Kinnevik was founded in 1936 by three Swedish families who continue to play a leadership role in the ownership of the Company and in the pursuit of its entrepreneurial ventures.

Kinnevik's shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm's list for large cap companies under the ticker codes KINV A and KINV B.