An active owner that contributes to growth
By applying business and industrial expertise, Fouriertransform is helping to strengthen the Swedish automotive industry. Fouriertransform’s strategy is to invest capital and be an active owner in automotive-related companies with innovative and commercially viable products.
Fouriertransform's building blocks
Fouriertransform is a state-owned venture capital company tasked with strengthening the Swedish automotive cluster’s international competitiveness on a commercial basis.
The mission includes taking an active role as an owner in order to help to ensure the structured and successful commercialization and continued growth of the portfolio companies. Fouriertransform contributes expertise by placing qualified representatives on the boards of all of the companies in which it holds an interest.
Fouriertransform’s vision is to contribute to the success of an internationally competitive Swedish automotive industry.
Fouriertransform’s objective is to strengthen and revitalize the Swedish automotive cluster. Fouriertransform will provide its owner with a commercial return and help to promote sustainable development by, among other things, investing in companies or projects with a sustainability profile.
Fouriertransform intends to be a long-term industrial partner that invests on a commercial basis with a return target of 10–15 percent per year.
Strategic building blocks
To fulfill its mission and achieve the established goals, Fouriertransform’s starting point is the following four strategic building blocks, see below.
- Market - This is the arena in which Fouriertransform conducts its mission, in a climate impacted by global trends and Sweden’s position and strengths.
- Investment process - A well-documented investment process – from the initial contact to exit – clearly defines responsibilities, follow-up and control processes, and guarantees the quality of investment decisions.
- Expertise, network, positioning - Fouriertransform contributes expertise, networks and solid ownership governance to help the portfolio companies develop.
- Administrative platform - Supporting and guaranteeing high quality in work procedures and routines and creating cost-effective processes in a small organization.