Polhem Infra ready to woo Swedish municipalities with Evergreen model

Swedish pension fund-owned Polhem Infra, a new infrastructure investment company, considers itself a more attractive partner for Swedish municipalities than other investors. The investment company doesn't operate with exit strategies.

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Polhem Infra was set up in spring 2019. Now a team of six is in place at a temporary office community in Stockholm.

The CEO Mikael Lundin believes that the investment company has a huge advantage over other investors since their approach to ownership is extremely long term – planning to hold on to future investments for a minimum of 50 years and up to 100 years. The standard holding period for a private equity investment model is on average seven years.

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