Annual report 2016

This is Ferd


Ferd is a family-owned Norwegian investment-company committed to value-creating ownership of businesses and investments in financial assets. In addition to the group’s purely commercial activities, Ferd has an extensive involvement in social entrepreneurship.

Ferd is wholly owned by Johan H. Andresen, and familiy. Since 2004, Ferd has operated with a Board of Directors where all the members are external appointments, and with effect from 1 October 2012 Johan H. Andersen is the Chair of the Board.

Ferd is made up of five business areas. The four commercial business areas have different investment madates, but compete in equal terms for the group´s captial resources. The allocation of capital between the business areas takes into account both investment return and the group´s overall risk profile.


Our business areas

consists of three mandates: non-stock exchange listed companies, stock exchange listed companies and Special Investments. The Special Investments mandate enables Ferd Capital to invest in financial instruments relating to most aspects of corporate capital structure, and its investment decisions are not subject to any requirements in respect of ownership interest or influence
12.9 BN
Portfolio value 2016 in NOK
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is an active investor with a sizeable portfolio of Nordic listed shares
5.3 BN
Portfolio value 2016 in NOK
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invests in international hedge funds that represent a wide range of strategies and asset classes
3.8 BN
Portfolio value 2016 in NOK
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invests in property development projects such as residential development projects, the construction or refurbishment of office premises and the development of warehouse and logistics facilities
3.0 BN
Portfolio value 2016 in NOK
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invests in social entrepreneurs: innovative companies with a double bottom line – i.e. social as well as financial results
We provide expertise, networking and capital to 17 social entrepreneurs. These social entrepreneurs benefited 742,318 children and young people in Norway in 2016
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1324 Lysaker

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Fax 67 10 80 01

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