New Investor Relations Manager at Folksam

2 June, 2014

Juha Hartomaa will be the new Group Investor Relations Manager at Folksam. Most recently employed as Account Director at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, he will take up his post in the middle of August.

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Jens Henriksson new CEO and President of Folksam

7 May, 2013

The Boards of Directors of Folksam Liv and Folksam Sak today appointed Jens Henriksson to be the new CEO and President of Folksam.

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Folksam calls for resignation of TeliaSonera board

1 February, 2013

In its role as an active TeliaSonera shareholder, Folksam is calling for TeliaSonera’s board to stand down in the light of the company’s business conduct in Uzbekistan. “Folksam maintains a keen interest in what our customers care about, and as a TeliaSonera shareholder we consider it necessary for the board to be replaced in order….

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Folksam recruiting successor to Anders Sundström

16 January, 2013

Anders Sundström will be stepping down as President and CEO of Folksam as soon as a successor has been appointed in the ongoing recruitment process. The nominations committee of Swedbank has put Anders Sundström forward as Chair of the Swedbank AB Board. “Folksam is well placed for a new CEO to continue readying the company….

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Folksam acquires SalusAnsvar from DNB

7 September, 2012

Folksam General has signed an agreement with DNB on acquiring SalusAnsvar AB for around SEK 480 million. “Acquiring SalusAnsvar strengthens our position in the Swedish insurance market,” says Anders Sundström, CEO at Folksam. “SalusAnsvar currently distributes Folksam’s home and vehicle insurance via our subsidiary Svenska Konsumentförsäkringar. By expanding our partnership with salaried employees and academics,….

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Interim report, January – June 2012

16 August, 2012

Continued strong growth “By committing ourselves to the things our customers care about, Folksam continues to go from strength to strength,” says Anders Sundström, Group CEO Folksam. All Folksam companies show strong growth while the financial strength continue to increase. Assets under management grew by SEK 23 billion, totalling SEK 308 billion on 30 June…..

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Interim report for the first quarter 2012

11 May, 2012

Strong start to the year
“By committing ourselves to the things our customers care about, Folksam continues to go from strength to strength,” says Anders Sundström, Group CEO Folksam. During the first quarter, the total premium volume continued to grow while financial strength improved further. Assets under management grew by SEK 19 billion, totalling SEK 304 billion on 31 March. Total return for the period was 1.2 per cent in Folksam Life and 1.4 per cent in KPA Pension.

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Folksam buys one of the world’s most ecosmart buildings

27 April, 2012

Folksam is buying the internationally noted office property Kungsbrohuset from Jernhusen. This property is located in the expanding Västra City district of Stockholm and is one of the most modern buildings in Sweden in terms of both environmental thinking and technical solutions. The total investment is around SEK 2.1 billion and is shared between KPA Pension and Folksam Life.

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Folksam – Life Insurance Company of the Year 2011

7 March, 2012

On 5 March, Folksam Liv was named Life Insurance Company of the Year by financial and insurance broker Söderberg & Partners.

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Yield report, January–December 2011

16 February, 2012

For the period of January to December 2011, Folksam Life reported a total return of 6.5 per cent and KPA Pension 5.6 per cent. The total return for 2011 is well above average for the industry and, in a five-year comparison, Folksam and KPA both end up at the very top. During the year, assets under management have grown by a further SEK 17 billion, amounting to SEK 285 billion at the turn of the year.

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