About AktieTorget and AktieTorget Service
AktieTorget Holding AB is the sole owner of two subsidiary companies, AktieTorget AB and AktieTorget Service AB. The purpose is to help developing businesses to acquire capital to grow from the interested general public and to make available an effective and nationwide system for trading in the stocks listed on the equity marketplace AktieTorget. That first task is handled through AktieTorget Service AB while the second one is handled by the marketplace AktieTorget AB.
The AktieTorget companies are wholly owned by a financial concern, ATS Finans AB, under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.
ATS Finans AB is the parent company of the concern. The concern also consists of Sedermera Fondkommission AB. Sedermera Fondkommission AB is an independant stock brokerage firm that during 2010 successfully conducted 30 capitalizations with a total value of ~400 MSEK.
Ownership in the concern is spread among almost 50 physical and legal persons. Largest share holder is Patrik Engellau with ~23 percent of the stocks. Chairman of the board is Lars-Erik Forsgårdh.
AktieTorget AB (the Equities Market Place)
AktieTorget has focus on developing entrepreneurial businesses. AktieTorget is offering the companies a high service level, low costs and a well adapted regulatory system which guarantees good investor protection.
AktieTorget AB provides an effective electronic system (INET Nordic) for trading stocks, which banks and stock exchange members affiliated with the Norex stock exchanges can access. AktieTorget focuses on companies that are lead by entrepreneurs and growing. AktieTorget offers these companies excellent service, low prices and a well-adapted regulatory system that delivers good investment protection.
Since November 1, 2007, AktieTorget AB has been authorized by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to operate as a securities firm to run a multilateral trading facility under the supervision of the Authority.
AktieTorget AB is wholly owned by AktieTorget Holding AB, which in turn is wholly owned by ATS Finans AB.
Chairman of the board is Ulf Ericsson and CEO is Peter Gönczi.
AktieTorget Service AB
AktieTorget Service operates through regional AktieTorget branches that help promising companies raise capital from institutions and the general public.
The regional branches have access to a central list of investors who have registered an interest in receiving information about and participating in share flotations in small and medium sized growth enterprises. At present, close to ten thousand investors have registered.