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.
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….
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….
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,….
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…..
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.
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.
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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