Investor AB is the leading owner of several international companies and was founded by the Wallenberg family, who has been engaged in developing world-class companies and supporting excellence in scientific research for the advancement of mankind for five generations. The family is dedicated to managing The Wallenberg Foundations, a collection of non-profit charitable foundations that rank among the world’s most prolific supporters of academic research and discovery in medicine, technology, social sciences and education. Each year, the work of the Wallenberg Foundations is funded through dividends earned by their industrial holdings, the largest of which is Investor AB, representing several well-known international brands, including Atlas Copco, Ericsson, NASDAQ and Husqvarna.
The Wallenberg’s business philosophy is to build high-performing, high-growth companies over the long-term through active and engaged participation at the board of directors’ level. They pursue sustainable value creation by providing the resources and tools each company in their portfolio needs to reach its full potential. BraunAbility is a part of Investor’s Patricia Industries Division, which includes a growing family of non-publicly traded companies including Permobil, the innovative leader in power and manual wheelchairs, as well as Mölnlycke Health Care, the world’s premier supplier of surgical and wound care products.