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2022-07-15

Investor Interim Report January-June 2022

"Over many years, we have built and invested in companies with leading market positions in attractive segments with secular growth. Overall, our portfolio of companies has good profitability and strong cash flow generation. Investor also has a strong financial position and a clear strategic direction. Given this, I believe that we are in a good position to navigate successfully even if we enter tougher times."
Johan Forssell, President & CEO of Investor

Highlights during the second quarter

  • Adjusted net asset value (NAV) amounted to SEK 610,490m (SEK 199 per share) on June 30, 2022, a change of SEK -61,363m, or -9 percent, with dividend added back, during the quarter. Total shareholder return amounted to

-17 percent, compared to -16 percent for the SIXRX return index. Year-to-date, adjusted net asset value growth amounted to -18 percent and total shareholder return to -25 percent, compared to -28 percent for SIXRX.

  • Listed Companies generated a total return of -8 percent.
  • Based on estimated market values, the total return for Patricia Industries, excluding cash, amounted to 2 percent

(2 percent including cash).

  • Within Patricia Industries, sales growth for the major subsidiaries amounted to 26 percent, of which 8 percent organically in constant currency. Adjusted EBITA grew by 17 percent.
  • Mölnlycke reported organic sales growth of 5 percent in constant currency. Excluding the contribution from

covid-19-related contract sales of Personal Protective Equipment during the second quarter 2021, organic growth was 9 percent in constant currency. Wound Care grew 11 percent organically.

  • The value change of Investments in EQT amounted to -26 percent. Net cash flow to Investor amounted to

SEK 3,813m.

  • Leverage was 2.3 percent as of June 30, 2022 (1.9 percent as of December 31, 2021). Gross cash amounted to SEK 30,611m and the average maturity of Investor AB's debt portfolio was 10.4 years on June 30, 2022. Including the bond buyback after the quarter, gross cash amounted to SEK 22,750m and the average maturity was 12.3 years.

This information is information that Investor AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 12:00 CET on July 15, 2022

For further information:

Viveka Hirdman-Ryrberg, Head of Corporate Communication and Sustainability, 
Phone +46 70 550 3500
viveka.hirdman-ryrberg@investorab.com
Magnus Dalhammar, Head of Investor Relations, 
Phone +46 73 524 2130
magnus.dalhammar@investorab.com

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