Betsson Group

Betsson Group

24/09/2018 Off By Eduardo Steward

Betsson Investor Relations

Being responsible in relation to customers, suppliers, authorities, investors and other stakeholders is a cornerstone of Betsson’s Group. Betsson is listed as a member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA), Sports Betting Integrity (ESSA) and The Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4). Betsson AB is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap List (BETS) since 2015. Its first casino websites launched in 2000. Betsson takes a long-term approach, and sustainability permeates our business operations. Responsible gaming is a focus area for the operational subsidiaries, as are anti-corruption, responsible marketing, customer integrity and creating attractive workplaces. Betsson also works with general issues that impact society and the environment.

Betsson Board of Directors


The members of the board of director are elected annually and acting in their position until the next election. Betsson’s Board should consist up to six members who were elected by the Annual General Meeting. Kicki Wallje-Lund, Patrick Svensk, Martin Wattin, Jan Nord and Pontus Lindwall were re-elected as members at the 2017 Annual General Meeting.


Patrick Svensk is the chairman of the board of directors. He was elected as the member of the board of directors since 2005. He is also president and CEO of Bright Group. Patrick has an independent relationship with the company, also he is one of the shareholders of the company.


Fredrik Carlsson was elected as a board member since 2017. He is acting CEO of Sönerna Carlsson Family Office AB. Fredrik duties also including the position of the chairman of Sten A.Olsson’s Pension Foundation, Svolder AB, and Solid Insurance Company. Furthermore, he is the board member of Resurs Holding AB and Novobis AB.


Pontus Lindwall had fulfilled various positions since he was employed in 1991.  Pontus was elected as a member of the board of directors since 2011.  Holding many years of experience in the online igaming industry, he was acting as the chairman of the board of directors from 2011 to 2015 and from 2016 to September of 2017. Pontus is the group president and CEO 1998-2011, July 2015 to February 2016 and from September 2017 until now.


Jan Nord is a board member since 2015.  His other duties include acting as a board member of Svenska Brasserier AB. Jan’s past experience was focusing on brand strategy, for example, he was creative director at H&M and Esprit over the past fifteen years.


Kicki Wallje-Lund was elected as a member in the board of directors in 2006. She is CEO of Wellnet AB.  Her other duties are acting as chair of the Board of THQ Nordic AB, board member of C-RAD AB, Board member of Wellnet AB.


Martin Wattin is board member since 2015.  Martin is also acting as CEO of Inbox Capital AB. His other directorship obligations are chair of the Board of Rabble Communication and board member of Acast and Smart Payments Nordic AB.

Betsson Sharehorders Information

Major shareholders above 2%

  A-shares B-shares No. of shares Capital % Votes, %
1.PER HAMBER M FAMILJ OCH BOLAG 5,098,500 225,000 5,323,500 3.68 17.61
2.Danske Bank International S.A. 3,731,000 553,753 4,284,753 2.97 13.02
3.FAMILJEN KNUTSSON MED BOLAG 2,710,000 4,350,000 7,060,000 4.89 10.81
4.FAMILJEN LUNDSTRÖM MED BOLAG 2,557,500 1,950,400 4,507,900 3.12 9.46
5.Lindwall, Berit Anita 1,683,000 70,000 1,753,000 1.21 5.81
6.Swedbank Robur Fonder 0 9,563,196 9,563,196 6.62 3.29
7.Betsson AB 0 6,078,592 6,078,592 4.21 2.09
8.JPM CHASE 0 5,327,264 5,327,264 3.69 1.83
9.Svenska Handelsbanken AB For PB 450,000 73,800 523,800 0.36 1.57
10.SSB Client Omnibus AC OM07 (15 PCT) 0 3,715,951 3,715,951 2.57 1.28
11.SEB Investment Management 0 3,312,013 3,312,013 2.29 1.14
12.DNB Teknologi 0 3,298,695 3,298,695 2.28 1.13
13.MSIL IPB Client Account 0 3,193,967 3,193,967 2.21 1.10
14.Försäkringsaktiebolaget, Avanza Pension 0 2,907,253 2,907,253 2.01 1.00


Financial Report

The full financial report can be found at Betsson 2017 Annual Report

Amounts in SEK thousand
2017 Revenues 29,930
Profit/loss for the year 998,862
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Investor Relations Contact


Pia Rosin

Vice President Corporate Communication

+46 736 008 500


Kaaren Hilsen


+46 8 506 403 00