Purpose, vision and values

Our heritage

A heritage of entrepreneurship – in the service of enterprise.

Our purpose

We believe that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. We are here to enable them to achieve their aspirations and succeed through good times and bad.

Our vision

To deliver world-class service to our customers.

Our core values

Customers first

We naturally put our customer's needs first, always seeking to understand how to deliver real value.


We are personally dedicated to the success of our customers and are accountable for our actions.


We strive to simplify what’s complex.


We achieve more working together. 

Employee statistics

  2015 2014 2013
Number of employees, average* 16,599 16,742 17,096
   Sweden 8,320 8,352 8,553
   Germany 789 894 1.013
   Baltic 5,118 5,100 5,047
Employee turnover, % 9 8.9 11.1
Sick leave, % (in Sweden) 2.8 2.4 2.4
Female managers % 44 43 42
*Average number of full-time equivalents in 2015: 15,605